r/AskEngineers

1.6M members
r/AskEngineers is a subreddit with 1.6M members. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is massive in size, and has high activity.
Engineers apply the knowledge of math & science to design and manufacture maintainable systems used to solve specific problems. AskEngineers is a forum for questions about the technologies, standards, and processes used to design & build these systems, as well as for questions about the engineering profession and its many disciplines.

Popular Themes in r/AskEngineers

#1
Advice Requests
: "How much does the Earth's curvature affect building and developing parameters?"
53 posts
#2
Solution Requests
: "Do companies with really large and complex assemblies, like entire aircraft, have a CAD assembly file somewhere where EVERY subcomponent is modeled with mates?"
44 posts
#3
Pain & Anger
: "Civil Engineers - Why are steel road plates not chamfered?"
16 posts
#4
Money Talk
: "Costs aside could aluminium be used to built a large bridge? ( car, trucks, trains...)"
1 post

Popular Topics in r/AskEngineers

#1

Engineering

: "What is the equivalent to a rocket launch in your field of Engineering?"
29 posts
#2

Mechanical

: "As I add more zip ties, do I add to the total weight they can hold?"
15 posts
#3

Design

: "Not (too?) Whacky Airship Design: High carrying capacity, aerodynamic, omni directional maneuverability, etc. "
5 posts
#4

Electrical

: "PC Automation vs PLC Automation "
5 posts
#5

Bridge

: "Why some Bridge are a combination of Bridges? Like, it's suspension Bridge on the middle and beam Bridge at both end?"
3 posts
#6

Electricity

: "How does the grid borrow Electricity from other parts of the grid?"
3 posts
#7

Structural

: "How much Structural reinforcement is generally required for large truss arch bridge systems that are more than a century old?"
3 posts
#8

Energy

3 posts
#9

Heat

: "How did early supersonic fighter aircraft deal with Heat from air friction?"
3 posts
#10

Ac

: "Is there a way to symphon portable Ac water outside? "
3 posts

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