With the UK on the brink of an infrastructure renaissance, Julia Pierce looks at why students and graduates should consider a career in civil engineering and the many options open to them.
Nearly half a century before the world’s first electric domestic washing machine was introduced The Engineer reported on a novel domestic washing machine that employed a strikingly different concept to today’s rotary machines.
Two prolific inventors, one still famous today, the other less so, clashed in the The Engineer over the invention of one of the key technologies of the modern world.
An editorial from the early days of The Engineer illustrates our long-held obsession with rapid train travel
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