What exactly is engineering?

I don't know what it is, I always imagine it as being mechanical, but I don't know what it is, what is it?

Asked By: - 6/2/2010
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Engineering is the complete and practical technical solution to a perceived problem or want. An example... More
Answered By: designergenes - 6/2/2010
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Engineering is tackling problems with design solutions.. so a material engineer will develop new materials to suite a purpose. Civil engineers will design new building designs. and there are mechanical engineers that design things like new engines. People get engineers mixed up with mechanics (like that guy who fixes... More
Answered By: Dellta - 6/2/2010
Engineering is the design of things, using math and physics principles, that make our lives easier.
Answered By: Tongo - 6/2/2010
This is a simple rule of what mechanical engineer does in the most simple terms. Civil engineers build targets while Mechanical engineers destroy those targets. and well industrial are not really engineers and electrical engineers are unreal.
Answered By: p_p_89 - 6/2/2010
Engineering is the application of science, often utilizing mathematical concepts in order to solve problems.
Answered By: Bomba - 6/2/2010
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