With the XXII Winter Games upon us, it is important to understand the engineering complexities that go into creating such a remarkable event. Expectations are high for each Olympic games, with over 6,000 athletes competing this winter from 85 countries in front of thousands of spectators. The costs of developing effective transportation systems, comfortable housing for athletes and coaches, and state of the art venues for the highest level of competition are remarkable.
Take a look at the following infographic by the New Jersey Institute of Technology titled, “Engineering the Sochi Winter Olympics.”
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