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You Know You’re an Engineer If ...

<p><strong>You know you’re an engineer if you know it’s <a href="" target="_blank">National Engineers Week</a>.</strong></p><p>Check out the following tongue-in-cheek indications that you’re an engineer.</p><p>They were developed primarily by <em>Design News</em> staff based on comments posted to our stories over the years. We ran into one or two that were floating around in cybespace and were just too good to ignore. However, most of these signs that you’re an engineer are homegrown and tested by your fellow engineers.</p><p>The first item ponders the machine in the photo above. Click on the next screen to confirm what you already know and celebrate the traits that make engineers engineers.</p>
This National Engineers Week, let’s celebrate all of the wonderful behaviors that engineers know well.

Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 17 years, 15 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cyber security. For 10 years, he was owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

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