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You Know That You’re An Old Engineer – 102

When you can remember the first Engineering Office calculator being a valve set and needing a 10 minute warm up before it could be used When you can remember that the (above) calculator could - add,  subtract,  multiply and divide and if you were very clever you could...

The Good Old Days

You Know That You're An Old Engineer - 101 1. When you can remember working from the original blue print drawings 2. When you can remember the smell of ammonia on the "new" system of printing drawings 3. When you can remember the dedicated print room which produced...

Engineers and a Little Bit of History

Next time you are washing your hands and complain because the water temperature isn't just how you like it, think about how things used to be and how Engineers have changed peoples lives for the better. Here are some facts about life in Briton the 1500's: Most people...