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  • Person looking at a computer screen with a complex image. Spanish captions.

    The 2013 Colombian Engineering Meeting gathered private sector business and government agencies related to the field of engineering. Some of the areas of focus included alternative energy resources, medicine through TV, basic sciences for engineers, and many other things.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • A large cylindrical machine set into the floor with various equipment attached to the round openings at either end. A walkway surrounds the mass of equipment. Caption: Gas turbines earn their excellent worldwide reputation.

    In a gas turbine, the linear motion of gas causes rotors to spin, ultimately creating electricity. The forward rotating blades pump air under high pressure into the combustion chamber where natural gas ignites on contact with the air. At 1,500 degrees Celsius, the stream of gas rushes past the rear turbine blades, causing the entire rotor to spin. A generator transforms that rotational energy into electricity.

    (Source: DCMP)