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History of Engineering Websites
ASME History Center
"Through its History and Heritage program, ASME encourages public understanding of mechanical engineering, fosters the preservation of this heritage, and helps engineers become more involved in all aspects of history."
Component Failure Museum
The Open University (U.K.), Department of Materials Engineering, showcases six types of component failure: metal fatigue, mechanical faults, bicycle components, corrosion, polymers and composite materials. Images can be enlarged to see details.
Greatest Engineering Achievements of the Twentieth Century
A collaborative effort of the National Academy of Engineering, American Association of Engineering Societies, and 27 other engineering-related societies.
They Made America: PBS program from the producers of American Experience
Based on the book of the same title, the series focuses on the role of technology in society. Various inventors are discussed, as well as bankers, designers, merchants, etc.
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