The Invention Of Cars As An Engineering Achievement

1426 Words May 15th, 2015 6 Pages
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 achievements will be compared to explain and illustrate why I chose to talk about this invention.
One important engineering achievement that has been considered, is the invention of computers.
A computer is a useful device that can be customized to automatically carry out mathematical or coherent operations. A sequence of operations can be promptly changed, which means that more than one kind of problem can be solved by the computer.
Computers have been around for many decades. The first mechanical computer ever was created by Charles Babbage in 1822. (Computerhope.com 2015)
Computers have become a part of our everyday life, an average person spends approximately seven hours a day using technology, most of which include checking emails and…
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