branches of engineering
Mechanical engineering comprises the design and analysis of heat and mechanical power for the operation of machines and mechanical systems.
Civil engineering comprises the design, construction and maintenance of the physical and natural built environments.
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Engineers apply scientific principles to design or develop structures, equipment, or processes. Engineering encompasses several disciplines. Traditionally, the main branches of engineering are chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering, but there are many other areas of specialization.
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Computer systems engineering is based upon electrical engineering and computer science. It is concerned with the analysis, design and development of computer systems, inclusive of computer hardware and software. Industries such as telecommunications and process control interface computers with communications channels, sensors, actuators and other devices. Electronic design makes broad use of computer aided simulation and design for modules and complex electronic systems. Computer systems engineers may work in the private sector with computer manufacturing and service companies, business consulting firms, the information systems division of companies and a wide range of government activities.
Telecommunications engineering (or communications engineering) focuses on communications networks, such as those used by automatic teller machines. Telecommunication engineers design systems using telephones, satellites, computers and optical fibres for communication with people and equipment across the room or across the world.