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Michael Faraday

Michael Faraday

Image description The image shows, from the front, the portrait of the English physicist Michael Faraday. He is a man in his sixties, with a broad forehead, an elongated and narrow face, with a voluminous and rich hair, which is combed middle part and is rendered...
Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

Image description The image shows, from the front, the portrait of the American inventor Benjamin Franklin. He is a man in his sixties, with a balding head and a broad forehead, with long hair falling on his shoulders, combed behind his ears, middle part, marked...
Lightning rod

Lightning rod

Image description The image shows the evolution of the protection system for tall objects on the ground, from electric shock by lightning. Thus, the image on the left shows the experiment of the American inventor Benjamin Franklin raising a kite to height during a...
The principle of an electric motor

The principle of an electric motor

Image description The image shows the main components that underlie the application of the principle of the electric motor. In order for the unseen and non-palpable electrical energy to be transformed into mechanical power, moving the rotor and caloric energy,...
Prometheus Statue at Vidraru Dam

Prometheus Statue at Vidraru Dam

Description The image shows a monument located above the Vidraru Dam, in the shape of an adult, representing Prometheus, a character from Greek mythology, the titan who stole fire from Zeus, standing up, with his hands raised above his head, holding two lightning...
The Structure of the Atom

The Structure of the Atom

Image description The image shows the structure and the component parts of an atom, respectively, the central nucleus formed by protons and neutrons, around which the electrons gravitate in orbits. The nucleus or the center positively charged by the protons, is...
Vehicles by comparison

Vehicles by comparison

Image description The image shows several types of vehicles, land and naval, aligned on the right edge and directed to the left, placed vertically, ascending, the top being the smallest in size, and towards the bottom the most voluminous and heavy. The vehicles are...
Spaceship

Spaceship

Image description The image shows a vehicle specially built to fly in outer space, called the orbiter, being propelled into the air, at takeoff, by a rocket booster or a launch vehicle, from which it subsequently detaches, returning to Earth by landing, after...
Ceausescu’s runaway helicopter, model IAR 330

Ceausescu’s runaway helicopter, model IAR 330

Image description The image shows from side, directed to the left, a model of a helicopter, with which the leader of the Communist Party of Romania fled, at the 1989 Revolution. The metal alloy body or outer shell, called the fuselage, is domed and voluminous, with a...
Dirigible balloon

Dirigible balloon

Image description The image shows an airship floating in the air, filled with light gas, hydrogen or helium, called a dirigible balloon, viewed from side, rendered as a cylindrical balloon with an elongated shape at the ends, oval, textured with vertical and parallel...
Nieuport 17

Nieuport 17

Image description The image shows a model Nieuport 17 aircraft, used by the French Air Force in World War One, viewed from side and facing left. The fuselage, or metal outer shell of the aircraft, ends conically, with the tip narrowed towards the tail, meaning on the...
Nieuport 17 – view from above

Nieuport 17 – view from above

Image description The image shows a model of Nieuport 17 plane, seen from above, used by the French Air Force in the First World War. The fuselage, or metal outer shell of the aircraft, ends conically, with the tip narrowed towards the tail, meaning at the top, as...
First Jet aircraft

First Jet aircraft

Image description The image shows from side, top illustration, directed to the left,and from the front, bottom illustration, the first model of a jet plane, made by Henri Coandă, with which he made the first flight on such a motor aircraft in 1910. The outer shell of...
First Jet aircraft – view from above

First Jet aircraft – view from above

Image description The image shows from above, directed to the left, the first model of a jet plane, made by Henri Coandă, with which he made the first flight on such a motor aircraft in 1910. The outer shell of the aircraft body is called the fuselage and is...
King Carol The First Bridge

King Carol The First Bridge

Image description The image shows the King Carol First Bridge, called Anghel Saligny, during the communist period, which serves both road and rail traffic, viewed from side. The bridge ensures the passage of vehicles over the Danube, making the connection between...
Oil platform

Oil platform

Image description The image shows an oil platform, a complex, mobile, very large metal structure, located offshore, on a marine oil field. These metal structures are equipped with installations, machinery and workers, in order to exploit the offshore oil field, drill...
Mircea vessel

Mircea vessel

Image description The image shows from side, the vessel Mircea, a three masted barque with many sails, pointed with the sharp frontage of the boat, called the bow, to the left. The sailing vessel, was used as a merchant ship or battleship, now being assigned for the...
Delfinul Submarine

Delfinul Submarine

Image description The image shows the Romanian Delfinul submarine, viewed from side, with the front called the bow, where the sonar is found, directed to the left. Sonar is a telecommunication device that that uses sound propagation underwater, to detect objects on or...
Icebreaker ship

Icebreaker ship

Image description The image shows a large ship, built to run on diesel-electric propulsion, and the current ones with nuclear propulsion, equipped with additional structural strengthening for the bow thruster to withstand the breaking of ice and enhanced with a higher...
Military Hydrofoil

Military Hydrofoil

Image description The image shows a small military ship, armed, mechanically propelled, by an aircraft engine with propellers or turbines, provided with sets of metal wings joined by the body through supports called struts, viewed from side and directed to the left....
Heavy cruiser

Heavy cruiser

Image description The image shows a large warship, armored, well-armed, powered by oil-fired steam turbines, equipped with weapons, missiles, and superfiring turrets, above deck torpedoes, also with a small flight deck designed to take off or land aircraft. The ship...
Battleship

Battleship

Image description The image shows a very large warship, armored, well-armed, mechanically propelled, by a fuel-driven engine, equipped with weapons, missiles, and large caliber deck guns with turrets, also with a small flight deck designed to take off or land...
Aircraft carrier

Aircraft carrier

Image description The image shows a very large military ship, mechanically propelled by a fuel-powered engine, equipped with a spacious deck for take-off or landing aircraft, viewed from side and directed to the left. The ship, also called aircraft carrier or...
Fireboat

Fireboat

Image description The image shows a small ship, mechanically propelled by a fuel-powered engine, equipped with installations necessary for the intervention team to extinguish fires on other boats, on sea shores or seaports, viewed from side and directed to the left....
Container ship

Container ship

Image description The image shows a large merchant ship, mechanically propelled, by a fuel-driven engine, equipped with a spacious deck for the transport of bulk goods, packed by containerization, viewed from side and directed to the left. The vessel, also called a...