A Critique of a Zambian Safari to the Victoria Falls

March is at the top of the wet year in Zambia. It is also the green season once again – water and green just about everywhere. This morning is special and we are prepared to go! We are living in Chingola on the Zambian Copperbelt. It can be about 400 kilometers north of Lusaka, the […]

The Hawker Siddeley HS121 Trident

DESIGN ORIGINS When airlines crossed the decade line between the 1950s and 1960s, an increasing number of their long-range, high-capacity aircraft were powered by pure-jet engines, whose speed, comfort, and high-altitude characteristics resulted in overwhelming passenger acceptance. This soon prompted the question of whether this powerplant type would only serve this segment, as originally envisioned, […]

African Engineers: Dr Francis Acquah

Of all the Ghanaian engineers that I came to know individually throughout my twenty six decades in Ghana, the a single who did most to boost the growth of the engineering sector, and industries normally, was Dr Francis Acquah. A native of Cape Coast in the Central Location, Francis Acquah was a chemical engineer and […]

The 1948 Locomotive Trade Trials

Quickly just after the railways had been nationalised in 1948, the then a short while ago formed British Railways Board (BRB) undertook a assessment of the locomotive stock which had been inherited from the ‘Big Four’ impartial railway firms. It quickly became evident that the entire secure of steam locomotives comprised of a huge range […]

Things to Be Regarded as When You Would like to Build a Swiftlet House

Getting a delicacy in Chinese cuisine, fowl nest soup is made of edible fowl nests that are made by swiftlets. As investing of bird nest is a lucrative business, swiftlet ranching, building a swiftlet house, has been flourishing in nations like Malaysia and Indonesia. To establish a swiftlet home, you have to have to consider […]

10 Explanations to Use Revit Architecture for Homebuilding Design and style

We know that BIM is starting to be required for significant scale jobs, but it is conveniently arguable that Revit is also a excellent alternative for homebuilding style and design and in this article are 10 explanations why: 1. Iteration This is maybe the most important reason you ought to decide for Revit as opposed […]

African Engineers: Sosthenes Buatsi

Sosthenes Buatsi was the very first particular person to be appointed a Research Fellow in the new Engineering Consultancy Centre (TCC) of the Kwame Nkrumah College of Science and Engineering (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana, when it opened in 1972. In August 1980, Sosthenes Buatsi grew to become the 1st Supervisor of an Intermediate Technology Transfer Device […]

3D CAD Software For Designers and Fitters

Far more and more carpenters, kitchen area and rest room fitters, store and interior designers, landscape gardeners and builders of decking and wooden barns and are realising the want and advantages of coming off the drawing board and utilizing a CAD method as their major structure software. The lengthy phrase advantages are substantial in phrases […]

African Engineers: Grassroots Enterprise Enhancement in Ghana

A sizeable initiative by the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Know-how (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana, was taken in January 1972 with the institution of the Technological innovation Consultancy Centre (TCC). Kumasi is the residence of Ghana’s most significant informal industrial region or kokompe, found to the north west of the metropolis and known regionally as […]

Why Are MEP Projects Late and In excess of Funds?

MEP (M&E) design and style and set up is a essential factor of overall creating style procedure as it specifically impacts and influences the use and ongoing expenses of the making. Sustainability and conservation troubles are critical more elements influencing MEP (M&E) design and style and area further more strain on productive layout when also […]