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Faculty Sections / Formula for calculating Bengali New Year
« on: April 14, 2019, 09:12:52 AM »
The “formula”, as it were, for calculating the Bengali year, therefore is: Islamic year at Akbar’s crowning (963) + current Gregorian solar year (2019) - Gregorian solar year at Akbar’s crowning (1556).

This gives us 1426, which, voila, is the Bengali year which starts today.

Miscellaneous / Meaning of Engineering
« on: March 30, 2019, 10:00:03 PM »
Engineering is the intelligent application of knowledge gained from science, mathematics, economics, and practical experience in various fields of practical interest. Engineering helps to invent, design, build, maintain, and improve all types of structures, machines, devices, systems, materials and processes.

Civil engineering is the engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction and maintenance of public works such as buildings, roads, bridges, water and energy systems as well as public facilities like ports, railways and airports.

Civil engineering is all about people. It's the work that civil engineers do to develop and improve the services and facilities that general people use in their everyday life

Miscellaneous / Quotation
« on: March 29, 2019, 03:35:11 PM »
''We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”

– Albert Einstein

Water Resources Engineering / Quotation
« on: March 28, 2019, 02:55:20 PM »
“At its heart, engineering is about using science to find creative, practical solutions. It is a noble profession.”
– Queen Elizabeth II

Water Resources Engineering / Importance of Water
« on: March 28, 2019, 02:54:16 PM »
 Thousands have lived without love, not one without water. Water is the most critical resource issue of our lifetime and our children's lifetime. The health of our waters is the principal measure of how we live on the land.

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