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The Engineering Profession

Engineering is a profession in which a knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences, gained by study, experience, and practice, is applied to develop ways to use the materials and forces of nature economically for the benefit of humanity.

Engineering touches every phase of modern life. It extends human physical power through machines; human reasoning power through computers; and human powers of observation through instruments, enabling people to explore the tiniest microscopic structure or the far reaches of the universe. It creates vehicles to move people rapidly and safely to all parts of the earth and into the space surrounding it. It makes possible complex production and distribution systems for providing ample food to urban populations. It permits rapid communication of information among people throughout the world. It has given people great power to control their environment and, with this power, the responsibility to control it wisely. It has provided people with the most sophisticated art form, the art of engineering design.

 
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