The original inventor of the mechanical pencil is up for debate. There are documented references to a lead-holding pencil as early as 1565, and the earliest known version of what is now considered the modern mechanical pencil was found in 1791. There are also many paten...
The Pilot Dr. Grip Center of Gravity, made with a grip so good that it won an award from the Arthritis Foundation, the Lamy 2000, with its brushed fiberglass-and-stainless steel body, the Rotring 800, with its hexagonal body and the Uniball Kuri Toga, with its auto-rota...
Mechanical engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with design, construction and use of machines. Mechanical engineering can be used to build small individual parts or giant systems.
To become a mechanical engineer, a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering is required, as stated by the BLS. This degree is required to obtain most entry-level mechanical engineering positions, and a degree from an AEBT-accredited program is preferred.
A typical No. 2 pencil is 7.5 inches long with a 6.75-inch wooden shaft. Most No. 2 pencils are made from cedar with a hexagonal shaft. The lead is a mixture of graphite, clay and wax.
As of 2015, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, California Institute of Technology and Stanford University rank among the best institutions offering mechanical engineering programs. Other top schools include the University of Illinois, University of Michigan, Geo...
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