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Engineering

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  1. the discipline and profession of applying technical and scientific knowledge and utilizing natural laws and physical resources in order to design and implement materials, structures, machines, devices, systems, and processes that realize a desired ob

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  2. all as respects an intended function, economics of operation and safety to life and property.” One who practices engineering is called an engineer, and those licensed to do so may have more formal designations such as Professional Engineer, Charter

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  3. The concept of engineering has existed since ancient times as humans devised fundamental inventions such as the pulley, lever, and wheel

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  4. The American Engineers' Council for Professional Development (ECPD, the predecessor of ABET) has defined engineering as follows

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  5. “[T]he creative application of scientific principles to design or develop structures, machines, apparatus, or manufacturing processes, or works utilizing them singly or in combination

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