293766208 - What is Engineering Engineering is the use of...

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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University What is Engineering • Engineering is the use of the forces and materials of Nature in the economical design, construction, operation and development of works for the benefit of mankind.
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University What is Engineering • The practice of engineering is an art and a business as well as applied science. • The engineer must know when to do things as well as how to do them and must know much about economics and costs if he is to be successful. • Engineering is the use of the forces and materials of Nature in the economical design, construction, operation and development of works for the benefit of mankind.
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University What is Engineering • Basically the engineer is "an ingenious designer" as the Latin origin of the word indicates. • The Roman armies called their military engineers "ingenarii"
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University What is Engineering • Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are essential tools for both the engineer and the
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2011 for the course ENG 307 taught by Professor Dr.t.t.wong during the Spring '11 term at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

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