Archive For marzo 6, 2019

The world’s best universities in science, engineering and humanities.

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The world’s best universities in science, engineering and humanities.

The QS Guide published the list of the best 500 universities in the world in the areas of arts and humanities, engineering and technology, medicine and Life sciences, natural sciences and social and administrative sciences. No University of Latin America remained within the 50 first. British and American universities continue to dominate the listings of…

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There is no reason to believe that Pumarejo Bridge is at risk: Invias

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There is no reason to believe that Pumarejo Bridge is at risk: Invias

The emblematic work, of 44 years, was designed by Riccardo Morandi, the same engineer who designed the bridge that fell last week in Genoa (Italy), in a tragedy that left 43 dead. Last 14 August the fall of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa (Italy) left a balance of 43 deceased and dozens of wounded, not…

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The challenges for Petroleum engineering

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The challenges for Petroleum engineering

Julio César Vera Díaz, president of the Acipet, the association that leads this branch, analyzes the panorama of this race in Colombia. The petroleum engineering career turns 70 years in Colombia. Through these decades, those who were students in the classroom, have analyzed and planned the oil and gas projects of this industry that today…

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CIVIL Engineering Trends and challenges

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CIVIL Engineering Trends and challenges

The present post is the collaboration of our teacher of the Civil engineering career, Wiston Azañedo. In order to be able to frame ourselves in the tendencies of civil engineering we must understand the current characteristics of society. Today, the world goes through many changes, we live with the inexorable process of globalization, in the…

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Not only is there an ethical vacuum in Colombian civil engineering

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Not only is there an ethical vacuum in Colombian civil engineering

The incidents associated with various contractors are not only a conflict of professional principles. The big projects suggest risks, and in the midst of everything, in this profession there are virtuous and revived. Following the recent episodes that recorded large civil works plummeted or paralyzed in Colombia, the capacity of local engineering has been in…

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14 spectacular constructions with which humanity won the battle with the water

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14 spectacular constructions with which humanity won the battle with the water

Until the arrival of man in space, water has been the most complicated element to dominate by our species, a struggle that goes back thousands of years ago and has as protagonists the great civilizations of our planet. With the advances of engineering, the battle against the Sea has become less fierce, but nonetheless it…

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Masterpieces of Hydraulic Engineering

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Masterpieces of Hydraulic Engineering

On an overpopulated planet, with an area covered by 70% of water – it is estimated that there are about 1.4 billion of km3 – but where only 0.3% of it is suitable for consumption and agriculture, it is not strange that a large number of Inge’s projects Made by the human being have aimed…

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The leadership of Spanish engineering in the world

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The leadership of Spanish engineering in the world

The Spanish engineering sector is generally made up of more than 1,600 companies, of which about 100 are large or medium-sized. It is the sector that has more internationalized companies, with an external billing average of 50-70% (some more than 90%). To this day, Spain is a global power in the Civil Works infrastructure (transport…

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How can an engineer change the world?

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How can an engineer change the world?

Engineering is a fundamental part of the development of our society, since the great ideas that the engineers provide are those that have allowed us to evolve throughout history. Since ancient times, there have been engineers who have stood out for their desire to meet the needs of those around them and help humanity. In…

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