What is engineering?

  • (noun): The practical application of science to commerce or industry.
    Synonyms: technology
    See also — Additional definitions below

Engineering

Engineering is the science, skill, and profession of acquiring and applying scientific, economic, social, and practical knowledge, in order to design and also build structures, machines, devices, systems, materials and processes.

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Engineering - Relationships With Other Disciplines - Other Fields
... In Political science the term engineering has been borrowed for the study of the subjects of Social engineering and Political engineering, which deal with forming ... Financial engineering has similarly borrowed the term ...
Bonnie Bassler
... to be one of the USA Science and Engineering Festival's Nifty Fifty Speakers who will speak about her work and career to middle and high school students in October 2010 ... Bonnie Bassler is a member of the USA Science Engineering Festival's Nifty Fifty, a collection of the most influential scientists and engineers in the United States that are dedicated to reinvigorating the ...
Zakir Hussain College Of Engineering And Technology - Department of Computer Engineering
... The department of Computer Engineering was created in the Faculty of Engineering Technology by the president of India in his capacity as the visitor of the Aligarh Muslim University vide letter no ... Programme in Computer Engineering and an M.Tech ... Programme in Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Software Engineering ...
Oklahoma State University–Stillwater - Colleges
... Biochemistry Molecular Biology, Biosystems Agricultural Engineering, Entomology, Environmental Science, Food Science, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Contracting, Natural Resource ...

More definitions of "engineering":

  • (noun): The discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems.
    Example: "He had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"
    Synonyms: engineering science, applied science, technology
  • (noun): A room (as on a ship) in which the engine is located.
    Synonyms: engine room

Famous quotes containing the word engineering:

    Mining today is an affair of mathematics, of finance, of the latest in engineering skill. Cautious men behind polished desks in San Francisco figure out in advance the amount of metal to a cubic yard, the number of yards washed a day, the cost of each operation. They have no need of grubstakes.
    Merle Colby, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)