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Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: World's largest diesel engine

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: World’s largest diesel engine

The Wärtsilä RT-flex96C is a two-stroke turbocharged low-speed diesel engine designed by the Finnish manufacturer Wärtsilä. Designed to provide the motive force for a variety of supertankers and container ships, it comes in 6 cylinder in-line through to a whopping 14 cylinder version....
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: World's Tallest Mobile Crane

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: World’s Tallest Mobile Crane

The LTM 11200-9.1 is both the strongest and tallest telescopic crane in the world, lifting up to 1,200 tons (that's 2,645,000 pounds or 12 adult Blue Whales, depending on who's counting). Its eight-part...
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: World’s largest cruise ship

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: World’s largest cruise ship

Thirty-six months, 4,700 shipbuilders and crew, and one common goal: to deliver the ultimate family adventure. Royal Caribbean International honored the instrumental project team of Symphony of the Seas during the highly anticipated...
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Empire State Building

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Empire State Building

The Empire State Building is a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It was designed by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon and completed in 1931. The building has a roof height of 1,250 feet (380 m) and stands a total...
Hoover Dam

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam, formerly called Boulder Dam, dam in Black Canyon on the Colorado River, at the Arizona-Nevada border, U.S. Constructed between 1930 and 1936, it is the highest concrete arch dam in the United States. It impounds Lake Mead, which extends for 115...