The Invention Of Cars As An Engineering Achievement

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BEN100
TRANSITIONING INTO ENGINEERING
ASSIGNMENT 2: ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT

Throughout history, there have been many engineering achievements that shook the world, many inventions that helped shape the world we now live in. We all imagine what it would be like to go back in time and witness one of those achievement, some of us may even want to be a part of it.
Having been a big fan of cars since childhood, I have always been fascinated by the way cars worked. I would often find myself wondering how much time, patience and hard work has been put into creating the first car ever.
The purpose of this essay is to discuss my reasoning behind choosing the invention of cars as an engineering achievement I would like to have witnessed. Different
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The average adult is awake for approximately fifteen hours and fourty five minutes, meaning that forty five percent of our time awake is gone towards technology. (Thomas and revoir 2010)
In my opinion, I believe that computers play a huge part of our lives, and will do for a long time. Personally, one of my most common use of communication is through emails and IM’s, which can all be sent through a computer.
The electric calculator has evolved rapidly from a machine that could only perform simple operations, such as addition, subtraction, division and multiplication into one that can also execute “highly-technical algebraic symbolic manipulations instantly and accurately” (Pomerantz and Waits 1997). Calculators have played an important part of our education. In my opinion I believe that most, if not every school, uses an electric calculator, not only because of them being very safe, cost efficient and reliable machines.
The reason behind me choosing the invention of cars as the engineering achievement I would like to have witnessed, is because i personally believe that vehicles such as cars, motorbikes and aeroplanes are definitely one of the most important engineered objects ever to be invented, not to mention, one of the most popular aswell.
The first car run by an internal combustion engine fuelled by hydrogen was designed in 1807 by François Isaac de Rivaz. The year 1886 is considered to be the birth year of the modern car. During that year, German
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