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28 Topic Pages Found in Engineering and starting with the letter S
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safety-lamp

oil lamp designed for safe use in mines and other places where flammable gases such as firedamp (see damp ) may be present. Its invention (c.1816) is

Open sailing
sailing

as a sport, the art of navigating a sailboat for recreational or competitive purposes. There is no single "yacht type" of boat, rather many types that

Saint Lawrence Seaway

international waterway, 2,342 mi (3,769 km) long, consisting of a system of canals, dams, and locks in the St. Lawrence River and connecting channels

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Satellites

A SATELLITE IS an airborne autonomous platform that carries a set of sensors to capture information on the surface of the earth, including vegetation,

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Scientists & Innovations

Scientist comes from the Latin root scientia , which means knowledge or understanding, and generally refers to one who helps build an organized system

sewerage

system for the removal and disposal of chiefly liquid wastes and of rainwater, which are collectively called sewage. The average person in the

shaping

Method in which resistant materials can be fitted together to make structures that have shape. However, shapes can be made from single pieces of

Sheffield plate

metalware of copper, silver-plated by fusion, originated at Sheffield, England. This process of plating was discovered c.1742 by a Sheffield cutler,

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Ship

Large seagoing vessel. The Greeks, Phoenicians, Romans, and Vikings used ships extensively for trade, exploration, and warfare. European voyages of

Sikorsky, Igor (1889 - 1972)

Ukrainian-born US engineer. He built the first successful Helicopter in 1939 (commercially produced from 1943). His first biplane flew in 1910, and in