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Engineering Porn: Chapter 1

Yes, I love engineering! Ok, let me set it a little bit more clearly. I really really love engineering! In any kind or form of expression that it is available on this world! From aerospace and electronics, to automotive and civil.

No matter what it is the base of origin, no matter what problem is trying to solve during this period of time, no matter anything. It is an amazing entity by its own means! And this is more than enough for me! You don’t have to be a geek or a nerd or any other fancy (and fashionable these days) word that is rising to the surface. You just have to be a honest human being!

And if you don’t believe me look at the pictures! Non of those are from a single engineering project. Is a small collage from a variety of designs, concepts and hard work transformed into real object of desire. And despite that, every single one is capturing what I am trying to present here

The mathematics and science. The craftsmanship and precision. The many different raw material transformed and shaped in forms and figures that go against their normal nature. Every single centimetre is there because it has to be. Every single decision is taken after testing, prototyping and work around the clock. Everything for a solution to a problem. No matter if this oriented to pure science, medical or even day to day life.

And the end result? Well, look around you. Look on your screen of your smart phone and tablet or even outside the window. Take a walk and admire everything. From the cars that crossing the street, to the cup that holds your hot coffee in your hand, to the notification that just came to your phone, to the airplane that is crossing the sky, to everything…
If it is not nature then it is engineering. And the sad truth? The word that you admire and want to live in, is not made by fashion idols and TV personalities. Nor from politicians and poets! It is made from geeks and nerds around you that will become scientist, doctors and engineers! So, the next time you will cross one of them on the street say a thank you to them! You don’t know why… but maybe he will be the one that will cure cancer one day!

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Fighter Jet Engine Inspection

This is something that you are now seeing every day! It is an engineer inside the tail of a jet fighter engine (an F16 to be accurate). With his flashlight he is inspecting the engine for little cracks and any foreign objects insertion that could harm or even totally destroy the most critical part of the plane

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