Top 10 Engineering Advancements of 21st century ( #9 SOLIDWORKS )

Top 10 Engineering Advancements of 21st century

2000 to 2014

The millenium’s inaugural years have ushered forth a momentum of discovery and creation that will set a new pace for decades to come. From the growth of communication networks that instantaneously link ideas, to the newfound understanding of physical science, mankind has achieved an understanding that establishes a foundation for future advancements.

“There have been many great engineering and scientific advances in the last decade, ranging from developing the smartphone to building the Hadron Collider. However, the greatest advances are yet to come—sustainable technologies to address the great challenges of our time, energy and water scarcity,” – Barri Gurau, Lockheed Martin’s Sr. Mgr. of Corporate Energy Initiatives.

Here, for your consideration, in no particular order, are the top 10 engineering advancements of the 21st century:

  1. Large Hadron Collider
    2. Mars’ Opportunity and Curiosity rovers
    3. Sky Crane
    4. Three Gorges Dam
    5. Burj Khalifa
    6. Grasshopper rockets’ landing system
    7. Brenner Base Tunnel
    8. Millau Viaduct
    9. 3D computer-aided design (SolidWorks)
    10. Smartphone and Wi-Fi proliferation

MCAD has been involved with the engineering community for 25 years and it just brings great joy to be a part of SolidWorks, which just was recognized as one of the top 10 engineering advancements of the 21st century.

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