What Do Engineers Do?


Computer Systems Engineers

Computer systems engineers integrate hardware and software systems as solutions for technical problems. Computer systems engineers create and develop: super computers, game engines, car safety systems, medical monitoring equipment, pace makers, aviation control systems, robots process control systems for manufacturing, cell phones Computer software engineers create and develop programs and systems that control computers. Computer …

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Agricultural Engineers

  Agricultural or biological engineers apply the principles of engineering to develop efficient methods of agricultural production.  They design and develop processess to grow crops, sensors  and equipment structures.  They also develop ways to conserve water, soil and improve crop yields.  

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Chemical Engineers

Chemical engineers apply the principles of chemistry, mathematics and physics to solve problems involving the production of useful products from chemicals or raw materials.  They work in a variety of fields other than chemical manufacturing. Other industries would include paper, food, electronics, energy, cosmetics and clothing.  Chemical engineers develop: Petroleum products, Pharmaceuticals, Nanomaterials, Polymerization, Computer …

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Civil Engineers

Civil engineers develop structures and services necessary for civilization. They design and supervise the construction of: Transportation systems, Bridges, airports, skyscrapers, Drinking water systems, and Sewage treatment facilities    

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Mechanical Engineers

Mechanical engineering is one of the braodest disciplines of engineering.  Mechanical engineers. develop manufacturing processes, machines, tools and other mechanical devices. Some examples are : car engines, machines that help people with disability, robots for manufacturing, escalators and elevators, gas and steam turbines, refrigeration, wind energy systems, hybrid land, air and sea vehicles, Harvesting energy …

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Biomedical Engineers

 Biomedical engineers develop equipment, procedures and tools that are needed to solve medical problems. They combine engineering practices with their knowledge of biology and medicine.  Biomedical engineers develop:   Artificial organs, artificial devices that replace body parts (robotic arms), medical instrumentation, medical information systems, tools that help the blind see, tools that help the deaf …

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Aerospace Engineers

 Aerospace engineers develop, supervise and test spacecraft, missiles and aircraft.  Engineers that work exclusively with spacecraft are called astronautical engineers. Engineers that work with aircraft only are called aeronautical engineers. Aerospace engineers may develop or specialize in new technologies for use in: thermodynamics, propulsion, acoustics, flight control systems, structural design, space exploration, communication methods, defense …

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Electrical Engineers

 Electrical engineers create: machinery controls, lighting, wiring in buildings, consumer electronics like ipads, wireless communication systems, solar cells, radar and navigation systems, and circuits inside computers  

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Environmental Engineers

Environmental engineers help keep our environment safe. Environmental engineers apply the principles of engineering and their knowledge of chemistry and biology to sole environmental problems.  They may be involved in the developing of: water supply treatment systems, air pollution control, hazard waste management, quality controls checks, wildlife protection, studies that attempt to minimize effects of …

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