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What do you think about engineering?

  1. Aug 4, 2013 #1
    Hi I am an engineering student from Singapore.
    I am curious about engineering's definition.
    "Engineering is the process of designing the human made world"
    Do you, as an engineer agree to this short definition about engineering?
    Why?
     
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  3. Aug 4, 2013 #2
    Engineering is the application of science to build useful things.
    One quote that comes to my mind (I don't remember who said it though) : "Scientists figure out the rules of the game and engineers play with it."
     
    Last edited: Aug 4, 2013
  4. Aug 4, 2013 #3
    oh ya! I also saw this quote before!
    So can I said that you disagree with "engineering is the process of designing the human made world"?
     
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