Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Engineering Achievements

The National Academy of Engineering, along with several other engineering organizations, has initiated a project called the Great Achievements project to celebrate the technological achievements in the 20th Century.

Explore the histories of and the milestones in the development of the following major 20th century technologies:

Electrification, automobile, airplane, water supply and distribution, electronics, radio and television, agricultural mechanization, computers, telephone, air conditioning and refrigeration, highways, spacecraft, internet, imaging, household appliances, health technologies, petroleum and petrochemical technologies, laser and fiber optics, nuclear technologies, high-performance materials.

-- Shrikant Rangnekar

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