• Musings

    College Memories with Alloy Steels

    Back in college, I studied Civil Engineering. I took this course because I wanted to learn how to make bridges. Aside from that, my father is an architect and I wanted to become his partner when he have projects. Anyway, when I was still in my lower years, we had a subject called “Strength of Materials.” This was a pre-requisite to all our higher subjects because is deals mainly with the capacity of the materials we are going to use as building foundations for buildings, streets, bridges and the like. We have discussed a lot of theories of the stresses a material can take in a given situation. At that…