Items tagged with ‘department of civil engineering’
An MIT staff member nominates the Wilbur Machine, "A mechanical calculator with 13,000 parts, weighing a half ton and about the size of a small car. MIT ...
An alumnus from the class of 1956 writes, "The elctrical strain gage developed at MIT in the 1930's is the prime sensor element in all structural monitoring ...
An alumnus of the class of 1971 writes, "This initially consisted of a large raised-floor room with a handsomely-designed IBM 1130 computer. It actually was ...