[SATLUG] What does engineer mean in the State of Texas?

ed horned0wl93 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 25 05:12:52 CST 2008



Ernest De Leon wrote:
> Now that is a great idea. Having an engineering competition would be awesome
> for the kids and the field. Breaking it into various events like structural
> engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering would be
> great. Find a way to throw in 'green' building/power and now you have the
> greatest competition ever staged. I would be game to help organize/sponsor
> something like that.
>   
I'd be delighted to help with such a project!

Ed

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> On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 10:09 AM, Nate Turnage <pixelnate at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 9:27 AM, D Villarreal <dvprogs at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>> I'd like to see an engineering contest where the winner is the one who
>>>       
>> can
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>>> best replicate the Great Pyramid of Giza [to scale], or even explain how
>>>       
>> it
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>>> was done authoritatively.
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>> Hundreds of very intelligent people have long debated the hows and whys and
>> whats of the Great Pyramid in Giza and nothing has been decided
>> authoritatively through that discourse, so I don't think an engineering
>> competition in San Antonio is going to unravel that mystery either. I think
>> a student engineering competition might be cool to do in this city to see
>> how far kids can get into these subjects, though.
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