Definitions of Engineering, Civil engineering, andTransportation Engineering



What is engineering?

Engineering is the practical application of science and math to solve problems, and it is everywhere in the world around you. From the start to the end of each day, engineering technologies improve the ways that we communicate, work, travel, stay healthy, and entertain ourselves.


What is civil engineering?

Civil engineering is the design and maintenance of public works such as roads, bridges, water and energy systems as well as public facilities like ports, railways and airports. Civil engineers touch many aspects of our everyday lives. From the water you use to brush your teeth in the morning to the road you drive on to work and the school where you take your children to the power that charges your cell phone.


What is transportation engineering?

Transportation engineers are aimed and involved with the safe and efficient movement of both people and goods. They design and maintain all types of transportation facilities, including Highways and streets, Mass transit systems, Railroads, Airfields, and Ports and harbors






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