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Engineering quiz

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    Questions about engineering
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  • What is the density of steel?
    Between 7,700 and 8,000 kg/m3 (7.7 - 8.0 g/cm3)
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  • What technique is currently used to design, draw and simulate parts?
    Computer-aided design (CAD)
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  • Who were the first people to be called engineers?
    Craftsmen in the military during the middle ages that built machinery and forts
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  • What did Nikola Tesla discover?
    Alternating current
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  • Which research subject led to Albert Einstein being awarded the Nobel Prize?
    The photoelectric effect
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  • What are the seven units of the international system?
    kg, m, s, A, K, mol, and cd
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  • Which type of engineer deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and natural environment?
    A civil engineer
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  • What are the most common software programs for CAD? Name at least three.
    Catia, Solidwork, SolidEdge, AutoCAD, Creo, TopSolid
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  • Which method is mostly used for solving problems with differential equations, such as structural analysis, heat transfer, fluid flow, and mass transport?
    The finite element method
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  • What is the crystal structure of austenite?
    Face-centred cubic
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  • Name three polymers
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  • What is the Newton (N) SI unit of force?
    kg.m/s²
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  • Name three coordinate systems
    Polar, spherical, cylindrical, or cartesian
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  • Who was the first European scientist to formulate the heliocentrism model in 1514?
    Nicolaus Copernicus
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  • Why did the space shuttle challenger disaster happen?
    A seal ruptured after being exposed to unusually cold conditions
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  • What is the difference between an engineer and God?
    God doesn't __________ he is an ___________.
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