Jan 29

Snowy Mountains Scheme

Recently I had the opportunity to make a presentation to Year 11 Engineering Science students at my son's school. In preparing this I grappled with the concept of where engineeringW fits in the scope of human knowledge. Despite being an engineer for almost 20 years this was something that I had not really thought about.

At university it is easy to come to the conclusion that Engineering is a scienceW - you are bombarded with physics, mathematics, chemistry and don't get much (read any) exposure to, for example, music, literature and drama. However, this is a mistake - Engineers are not Scientists. More...