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  Engineering | The WWW Virtual Library
Industrial engineers integrate human, information, material, monetary, and technological resources to produce goods and services optimally.
Links pertaining to petroleum engineering for the academic, governmental and industrial communities.
The Wastewater Engineering Virtual Library was established on Dec. 5, 1994 and is devoted to all aspects of municipal and industrial wastewater treatment.
vlib.org /Engineering   (743 words)

  Engineering technicians
Employment of engineering technicians often is influenced by the same local and national economic conditions that affect engineers; as a result, job outlook varies with industry and specialization.
Engineering technicians who work in research and development build or set up equipment; prepare and conduct experiments; collect data; calculate or record results; and help engineers or scientists in other ways, such as making prototype versions of newly designed equipment.
Growth in the largest specialty—electrical and electronics engineering technicians—is expected to be about as fast as the average, while employment of environmental engineering technicians is expected to grow faster than average to meet the environmental demands of an ever-growing population.
www.bls.gov /oco/ocos112.htm   (2317 words)

  Engineering - MSN Encarta
Engineering, term applied to the profession in which a knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences, gained by study, experience, and practice, is applied to the efficient use of the materials and forces of nature.
With the increasing use of machinery in the 19th century, mechanical engineering was recognized as a separate branch of engineering, and later mining engineering was similarly recognized.
Aerospace engineering is closely allied to aeronautics, but is concerned with the flight of vehicles in space, beyond the earth's atmosphere, and includes the study and development of rocket engines, artificial satellites, and spacecraft for the exploration of outer space.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761570676/Engineering.html   (702 words)

  Engineering - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Engineering was originally divided into military engineering (which included construction of fortifications as well as military engines) and civil engineering (non-military construction of such as bridges).
With the rise of engineering as a profession in the nineteenth century the term became more narrowly applied to fields in which mathematics and science were applied to these ends.
While it appears Engineers still only need a bachelor's degree to obtain a lucrative position that receives respect from the public, in fact it is only through a life-time devotion to their field and the further advancement of their own technical knowledge that they might arrive at such a destination.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Engineering   (2119 words)

 Engineering Magazine Subscriptions and Free White Papers
Desktop Engineering For engineering professionals in all major manufacturing and process industries who use and specify the purchase of..
Engineering, Inc. Is the magazine of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) the only nationalorganization devoted exclusively..
Evaluation Engineering Has been published since 1962, and is the leading source of information for the electronics testing and evaluation..
associates.tradepub.com /?pt=cat&page=Eng   (1355 words)

 WNEC Engineering - Welcome
Navigating the "white water" of the freshman year for engineering students is notorious for the challenges, both personal and academic, with which you will be confronted.
While you are on your way to becoming an engineer, you will be taking courses in small sections (rarely more than 20 students), each of them from one of your faculty members (not graduate students!) who will become your true mentors and provide the individualized attention that we know fosters success.
The best way to prepare future engineers to solve tomorrow's challenges is to develop their creativity through hands-on projects.
www1.wnec.edu /engineering   (783 words)

Engineering technology graduates, however, are not qualified to register as professional engineers under the same terms as graduates with degrees in engineering.
It is important for engineers, as it is for those working in other technical and scientific occupations, to continue their education throughout their careers because much of their value to their employer depends on their knowledge of the latest technology.
Employment of mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers, is projected to decline through 2014, primarily because most of the industries in which mining engineers are concentrated—such as coal, metal, and copper mining—are expected to experience declines in employment.
www.bls.gov /oco/ocos027.htm   (6654 words)

 School of Engineering - American University of Sharjah
AUS engineering students acquire technical knowledge and develop engineering skills; moreover, the program helps to transform a secondary school graduate into a mature and discerning professional.
During their years in school, they begin to realize that while engineering is based on the sciences, science and math, these are not the most critical components of an engineering education.
They have advanced into top management positions because the skills that engineers develop through their rigorous course of study are equally useful for leadership assignments.
www.aus.edu /engr   (569 words)

 WoW -> Info -> Professions -> Engineering
Engineering is used to assemble metal and stones into parts needed to make explosives, guns, scopes, bullets, mechanical dragons, aquatic helmets, and much more.
Engineer recipes often include jewels, which are found in a variety of places.
Engineering is good for PvP and for a few items useful in raids.
www.worldofwarcraft.com /info/professions/engineering.html   (1159 words)

 SciCentral: Engineering News
Yale biophysicist Thomas A. Steitz has received one of the four 2007 Gairdner International Awards, among the most prestigious awards in science, for his groundbreaking work on the structure and function of the large subunit of the ribosome and the structural basis for the action of antibiotics that target the ribosome.
Valery Kalatsky, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at UH, is collaborating with Hubert Dinse, a cognitive neurobiology professor with Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany, to investigate "brain plasticity." Their work is supported by a three-year, $750,000 grant.
The award was presented by the Biological and Ecological Sciences Coalition and the Coalition on Funding Agricultural Research Missions, which both promote federal support of the nonmedical biological sciences and the advancement of agricultural research, respectively.
www.scicentral.com /E-02engi.html   (617 words)

 WetFeet.com >
Engineers helped create the car you drive, as well as the processes and machinery that extracted the petroleum that fuels it from far beneath the Earth's surface.
And engineers may well have helped create the processes your employer uses to go about its business.
Among the largest engineering specialties, in terms of the number of engineers practicing them, are computer software engineering, electrical and electronics engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, and industrial engineering, including health and safety engineering.
www.wetfeet.com /asp/careerprofiles_overview.asp?careerpk=14   (210 words)

 nsf.gov - Directorate for Engineering (ENG) - US National Science Foundation (NSF)
As the past few years have demonstrated, the pace of engineering discovery and innovation is a rapid one.
This reorganization was critical to address the growing multidisciplinary nature of engineering, and to ensure that we are able to respond quickly to new opportunities and new horizons.
As NSF and the Directorate for Engineering look to the future, particularly in the context of the President’s American Competitiveness Initiative, we see great opportunities to advance the frontier in areas ranging from nanomanufacturing and bioengineering to new methods of earthquake and hurricane protection.
www.nsf.gov /dir/index.jsp?org=ENG   (390 words)

 ONU - T.J. Smull College of Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Students who have a strong interest in math and science should seriously consider the fields of engineering and computer science as a career.
In addition, engineers can earn considerably higher starting salaries than others entering the job market with a bachelors degree.
Full professors teach freshman through senior-level courses, and engineering and computer science freshmen are admitted directly into the college.
www.onu.edu /engineering   (342 words)

 Engineering Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: )
ASEE is a nonprofit organization of individuals, institutions, and companies dedicated to improving all aspects of engineering education.
The aim is to inform engineers of all important EE resources wherever they may be.
They even answer the question, "Why become an Industrial Engineer?" You'll find all the IIE's recent publications, but in order to join one of their forums, you must be a member.
www.educationindex.com /engineer   (909 words)

 Michigan State University College Of Engineering
Michael E. Mackay, professor of chemical engineering, gave a live interview on Science and Society regarding the unusual phenomena he is discovering when nanoparticles are added to polymers or plastics.
Lalita Udpa, professor of electrical and computer engineering, was among the winners of the FAA-ATA 2005 Nondestructive Testing “Better Way?Award, which was presented September 21 at the ATA Nondestructive Testing (NDT) Forum in Orlando, Fla. Udpa's team was recognized for their work in improving both the speed and the reliability of aircraft inspection procedures.
The College of Engineering was represented by nine authors/editors at an MSU Libraries reception held April 27 to honor MSU faculty and staff whose books, multimedia works, musical scores, or recordings were published in 2004.
www.egr.msu.edu /egr   (964 words)

Intelligence test - Artificial intelligence is unlikely to replace engineers, says Charles Clarke, but knowledge-based tools are already playing an important part in testing and 'genetically engineering' complex design processes.
But before these molecules were crafted into modern engines, virtual facsimiles of them were subjected to vivid, lifelike simulations of these actions, the whole shebang conjured by an artificial intelligence as sophisticated as anything conceived of in The Matrix.
Structural engineering is defined as a field which encompasses design, fabrication, construction and maintenance of buildings, bridges, towers, dams and other similar structures.
www.aaai.org /AITopics/html/engin.html   (3777 words)

 Engineering Merit Badge   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tell your counselor about the engineer(s) who made it possible, the special obstacles they had to overcome, and how this achievement has influenced the world today.
Discuss with the engineer a current project and the engineer’s particular role in it.
Build an engineering project for a science or engineering fair or similar competition, and enter it.
www.meritbadge.com /mb/046.htm   (646 words)

 Howstuffworks "Engineering Channel"
Engineering creates the systems and structures that make our world work.
The articles and videos in the Engineering section of HowStuffWorks explain the technology behind everything from tunnels to steam engines and explore what the future might hold for engineers: intelligent highways and floating cities?
Honda engineers have been busy creating the ASIMO robot for more than 20 years, and it shows.
science.howstuffworks.com /engineering-channel.htm   (445 words)

 COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, Wichita State University
These are: engineering education (beginning with middle school), composites, bio/nano engineering, green or sustainable engineering, information technology, and our nationally known aerospace engineering.
For engineers to be successful in today's global economy they must continue to grow and learn through their careers and our goal is to develop that love for learning in our students.
At WSU College of Engineering you will have the opportunity to participate in many programs and experiences that will develop your professional as well as your technical skills and knowledge.
webs.wichita.edu /?u=engineering   (407 words)

 Category:Engineering - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Articles and media on this topic in other Wikimedia projects can be found at: Commons Category Engineering
This is accomplished through knowledge, mathematics, and practical experience applied to the design of useful objects or processes.
The main article for this category is Engineering.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Engineering   (140 words)

 Accredited Engineering Degrees Online - eLearners.com
Distance learning Engineering programs are designed for the working adult; get the Engineering credentials you need on a schedule you can maintain.
Each of the schools offered through eLearners.com with Engineering degrees is accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
The online engineering degrees listed above may be delivered using a variety of online and distance learning technologies allowing you to study from home or work; however, some may require on-campus time.
www.elearners.com /browse.asp?category=Sciences;Engineering&tsource=cj&tid=63&type=d   (1022 words)

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