Brunel's greatest projects + Beginner Robotics: understanding how simple sensors work

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Brunel’s Greatest Projects - The Engineering Daily
http://www.engineeringdaily.net/brunels-...-projects/

EXCERPT: Isambard Kingdom Brunel is one of the most versatile, daring and inventive engineers of all time. The epitome of creativity, he remains a key figure who provided the impetus for Britain’s industrial growth during the nineteenth century. A polymath, his projects crossed over from civil, structural, mechanical and marine engineering to architecture, art and design. Furthermore he was an entrepreneur who managed to raise large amounts of money for his work, some which are still in existence to date. His legacy is indisputable in how he changed the face of Britain and his construction techniques. [...] COVERED: The Thames Tunnel, The Clifton Suspension Bridge, The Great Western Railway, The ss Great Western, The ss Great Britain, The ss Great Eastern



Beginner Robotics: Understanding How Simple Sensors Work
http://makezine.com/2017/01/06/choose-us...ors-robot/

EXCERPT: For a robot to truly be considered a robot, it must be able to sense and affect its environment. That’s why sensors are so crucial to robotics, and understanding how to use them to make a robot smart is vital for any budding roboticist....
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