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Showing posts with label interesting facts about Engineering. Show all posts
interesting facts about Engineering

interesting facts about Engineering

interesting facts about Engineering:



interesting facts about Engineering


  • The deepest mine in the world is the East Rand in which goes to a depth of about 3585 meters



  • There are six million parts in the Boeing 747-400


  • Toronto was the first city in the world with a computerized traffic signal system



  • The world's first under ground railway station was the London Underground in 1863 . It has 275 stations and 253 miles of track



  • In 1936 the first practical helicopter was invented . It was the German Frocke-Wulf Fw 61



  • The USSR launched the world's first artificial satellite Sputnik 1 in 1957



  • The Hubble telescope is so powerful that it is like pointing a beam of light at a dime that is two hundred miles away



  • Automobile building is the largest manufacturing industry in the world



  • There are over 200 parts in a typical telephone



  • The first jet engine was invented by Frank Whittleof of England in 1930



  • At lift off , US space shuttle weight about 4.5 million pounds



  • The oldest roller coaster in the world is the Leap-The-Dips roller coaster located in Lskemont Park in Pennsylvania . This was built in 1902



  • The speed of sound must be exceed to produce a sonic boom



  • Energy is being wasted if a toaster is left plugged in after use .