Subject Index / Design and Technology / Engineering
Engineering is the application of science, technology, mathematics, art, and practical experience to the design and production of objects, tools or processes. Professional practitioners of engineering are called engineers. Engineers design and build aircraft (Aerospace), roads and buildings (Civil / Structural), computers and electronics (Electrical), machines and vehicles (Mechanical), medical devices (Biomedical), systems to clean up pollution (Environmental), agricultural equipment and processes (Agricultural), processing plants (Chemical), new materials (Materials) and much, much more. Without engineering, the world would be a very different place.