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What is Engineering?


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Agriculture
The raising of crops and animals for food, feed, fiber, fuel, or other useful products.
Artifact
A human-made object.
Biotechnology
All the technology connected with plant and animal life.
communication
The process by which a message is sent, received and acted upon.
Construction
The act or process of building, erecting, or constructing buildings, roads, or other structures.
Energy
The ability to do work. Energy is one of the basic resources used by a technological system.
Engineering
Using technological and scientific knowledge to solve practical problems.
Environment
home/business
Ergonomics
Scientific study of work and space, including factors that influence worker productivity and that affect workers' health
Industrial
Of, relating to, or resulting from industry.
Innovation
An improvement of an existing technological product, system, or method of doing something.
Invention
A new product, system, or process that has never existed before, created by study and experimentation.
Manufacturing
The process of making a raw material into a finished product; especially in large quantities.
Math
The science of patterns and order and the study of measurement, properties, and the relationships of quantities using numbers and symbols.
Nanotechnology
The science and technology of building devices, such as electronic circuits, from single atoms and molecules.
Process
Human activities used to create, invent, design, transform, produce, control, maintain, and use products or systems; a sequence of actions that combines resources to produce an output.
Science
The study of our natural world through observation, identification, description, experimental investigation, and theoretical explanations.
System
A collection of resources that work in a regular and coherent fashion to convert a set of inputs into a set of outputs that contribute to the achievement of some goals.
Technology
Practical application of science to achieve a commercial or industrial
Transportation
The process by which passengers or goods are moved or delivered from one place to another.