Coal, Nuclear

Light Bulb Laughs

Issue 9 and Volume 109.

How many first-year engineering students does it take to change a light bulb? None, that’s a second-year subject.

How many second-year engineering students does it take to change a light bulb? One, but the rest of the class copies the report.

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How many third-year engineering students does it take to change a light bulb? “Will this question be on the final exam?”

How many civil engineers does it take to change a light bulb? Two. One to do it and one to steady the chandelier.

How many electrical engineers does it take to change a light bulb? None, they simply redefine darkness as the industry standard.

How many computer engineers does it take to change a light bulb? “Why bother? The socket will be obsolete in six months anyway.”

How many mechanical engineers does it take to change a light bulb? Five. One to decide which way the bulb ought to turn, one to calculate the force required, one to design a tool with which to turn the bulb, one to design a comfortable but functional hand grip, and one to use all this equipment.

How many nuclear engineers does it take to change a light bulb? Seven. One to install the new bulb and six to figure out what to do with the old one.