oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Models - Division of Hydraulic Engineering
|Article Title||Models - Division of Hydraulic Engineering|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||Oct 1965|
|Pages||251 - 252|
|Keyword(s)||Dimensions, Engineer, Hydraulic engineering, Model and Scale|
Most people are fascinated by models - the little girl with her dolls and miniature tea-sets, the little boy with his model trains, tractors and farmyard animals. Engineers, too, in a more sophisticated way, play with models - the aeronautics engineer tests a new aircraft shape on model scale in a wind tunnel or the hydraulic engineer designs a river intake, a spillway or a turbine with the aid of a model.
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