"Engineering is all around us, from the roads on which we travel to the latest earthquake-proof buildings. It's even in space! Discover how civil and mechanical engineering helps us interact with society, see how engineering is helping save the environment, and meet the inspirational engineers whose designs make our lives easier, including Roma Agrawal, Reyhan Jamalova, Sarah Guppy, and David Aguilar. A 'try this at home' section shows readers how to create a building made out of spaghetti, plus much more."--Publisher.
Physical Description:48 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm.
Publisher:New York :Kingfisher,2022.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is engineering? -- Engineering skills -- The shard -- Roma Agrawal -- Engineering everywhere -- Engineering through time -- The Brooklyn Bridge -- Isambard Kingdom Brunel -- Engineered together -- Transportation -- Protection from natural disasters -- Water -- The power grid -- Exploration -- Protecting the environment -- Future-proofing -- Wheelchairs -- David Aguilar -- Engineering for thrills -- Toilets -- DIY engineering -- Building with spaghetti -- Prototype -- Rubber band canyon -- Build a dome -- Make a windmill.