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Science The word science refers to the fundamental nature of the physical world. The science of materials refers to their structure and their properties. Engineering Ask ten engineers what the definition of the word engineering is and you will get several different answers. The most common will contain the idea that engineering is the field that applies basic science to solve society’s problems.
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Unformatted text preview: One brilliant engineer said that engineering is the “art of compromise.” In the field of materials, engineering refers to the processing techniques for materials and to the selection of an appropriate material for a specific application....
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2009 for the course ENGN 45 taught by Professor Wendy during the Spring '09 term at City College of San Francisco.

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