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A profession devoted to designing, constructing, and operating the structures, machines, and other devices of industry and everyday life. The primary types of engineering are chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, and mechanical.
engineering. (2008). In The Columbia Encyclopedia. Retrieved from http://libproxy.cbu.ca:2048/login?url=http://www.credoreference.com/entry/columency/engineering
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Civil Engineering Handbook by
Call Number: REF TA 151 C424 2005
Publication Date: 2005
Engineering Handbook by
Call Number: REF TA 151 E424 2005
Publication Date: 2004
Milestones in Science and Technology by
Call Number: REF Q 199 M68 1994
Publication Date: 1993