Engineering FAQs:


Q: Is a engineering the application of mathematics?

A: Yes, and empirical evidence and scientific, economic, social, and practical knowledge in order to invent, innovate, design, build, maintain, research, and improve structures, machines, tools, systems, components, materials, processes and organizations.

Q: Is a engineering quite different from science?

A: Yes.

Q: Was an engineering largely empirical with some concepts and skills imported from other branches of engineering?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an engineering extremely broad?

A: Yes, and encompasses a range of more specialized fields of engineering, each with a more specific emphasis on particular areas of applied science, technology and types of application.

Q: Is an engineering called an engineer?

A: Yes, and those licensed to do so may have more formal designations such as Professional Engineer, Chartered Engineer, Incorporated Engineer, Ingenieur or European Engineer, Designated Engineering Representative.

Q: Is an engineering major branches?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an engineering a more modern term that expands the reach of the discipline by including spacecraft design?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a engineering a key driver of innovation and human development?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an engineering represented in the 36 Licensed Member institutions of the UK Engineering Council?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an engineering derived from the word engineer?

A: Yes, and which itself dates back to 1390, when an engine'er originally referred to "a constructor of military engines".

Q: Is a engineering a broad discipline which is often broken down into several sub-disciplines?

A: Yes.