Major: Civil Engineering
Year: Class of 2018 (Junior)
West Deptford, NJ
- American Society of Civil Engineers
- Study Abroad- UNSW, Australia
- Society of Women Engineers
This presentation explores architecture through an engineering perspective. The history of structures, fundamental engineering concepts, and a structural analysis of modern buildings are all included. Using these understandings, a look into the future of architecture is possible.
Our aging bridges is a major problem that is costing the government millions of dollars. This presentation raises awareness about this issue and the current state of our bridges and buildings. Students will learn about the properties of concrete and how it deteriorates, causing damage to our infrastructure therefore posing a significant safety risk. They will be exposed to the engineering methods that are used to help keep our structures safe.
Roller coasters are engineering marvels that provide the ultimate physical experience, but some people are fearful to take a ride on one. While there are many reasons, this presentation dispels the myths of poor safety and inherent risk involved with riding roller coasters. Three main aspects are analyzed including the effects of forces on the body, particular track design considerations, and restraining systems implemented on different coaster types.