You Might Be an Engineer If…

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– You have done more than cursory calculations of the necessary lift capacity of each of Santa’s reindeer.

You Might Be an Engineer If…

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– over 80% of the items on your Christmas list are at least partially described in megabytes, gigabytes, or terabytes.

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– you use a Factor of Safety of 3 for nearly everything in life.

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– you watch the World Series, and may care about one team winning, but what you really watch for are the cool slow-motion shots that show the movement of the baseball and the angles of the bat-ball interaction. That was really neat.

(engineeringdaze.com has some wrap-up thoughts on baseball, now that the World Series just finished the season.)

You Might Be a Caveman Engineer If…

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– you have timed yourself taking at least six different routes to the stream for water, under different weather and light conditions, and under different wild animal threats, in order to find out which is more efficient and results in less loss of life, on average.

 

(Tork, caveman engineer, the first engineer in history, make that pre-history, returns for this week on engineeringdaze.com.)

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– you are dating a girl and write an equation (or algorithm) to determine if she would be a “good fit” for a wife.

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– you have taught, or at least tried to teach, your child all the factors that goes into the cost of running a car, including replacement rates and cost over time of at least 17 main components, only to get back a statement like, “Yeah, whatever, I still think the only cost is the gas.” (That child will not become an engineer.)

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