Meaning of ENGINEERING in English

ENGINEERING

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

an engineering/building/electronics etc firm

Fred worked for an electronics firm.

chemical engineering

civil engineering

genetic engineering

mechanical engineering

reverse engineering

social engineering

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

chemical

They were the basis of the first textbook on chemical engineering which Davis published in 1901.

David Rumschitzki, a professor of chemical engineering , said that he virtually never saw a student who began in mid-level remediation.

Wirral-born Mike joined the company in 1979 from Newcastle University where he gained a chemical engineering degree.

A leaning toward chemistry and chemical engineering was no doubt kindled in some way by a Mickey Mouse comic strip.

Details from J. Westwood Chemical engineering .

He undoubtedly made a major contribution, not only to the profession of chemical engineering but to technology and technological education generally.

His work led to the formation in 1919 of the chemical engineering group of the Society of Chemical Industry.

The research activities of the department are very wide, encompassing most areas of chemical engineering .

civil

But his principal contribution was in the field of civil engineering , as a builder of road and railway bridges.

He felt that civil engineering was unladylike, that she should become a solicitor or an accountant.

Robots for civil engineering will be worth £23 million by the same year, the association calculates.

What particularly intrigues him is the board promoting Banks, the West Cornforth based mining and civil engineering group.

This it estimated would cost between £120 million and £225 million because it would need major civil engineering works.

He completed two years of a civil engineering course at Nottingham University before moving to Lyon.

Almost everywhere these edifices of civil engineering , the basis of life in urban Britain, have been taken for granted.

Opportunities exist for students in their first year to gain sponsorship for the remaining three years from major civil engineering companies.

electrical

Cambridge, besides its university, has much electrical engineering , especially for radios, television sets and computers.

Constructed to an exceptionally high specification and standard, they have associated mechanical and electrical engineering services.

From subsequent events, it would appear that Mr. Marriott was given an appointment in electrical engineering .

On his return three years later he was appointed director of electrical engineering at the Admiralty, Bath.

He mentioned oil, chemicals, engineering and electrical engineering, all of which had made solid progress.

Iron and steel and shipbuilding are good examples of the former and motor vehicles and electrical engineering equipment of the latter.

He graduated with a certificate of electrical engineering in 1915.

electronic

Mr Goodson, of the university's electronic engineering department, says he has offered the equipment free of charge.

Candidates should have a degree in electronic engineering .

genetic

Why all the concentration on genetic engineering ?

As yet there have been few large-scale studies of technicians involved in scaling up genetic engineering processes.

Such fears, however, should not be dismissed lightly in so far as genetic engineering is still in its infancy.

But could this fantasy of genetic engineering ever become reality?

In the event the anticipated collapse of the first genetic engineering company amid a pile of bad debts did not come about.

There is also considerable potential for the development of novel biological control agents by genetic engineering .

There is a good chapter on biotechnology and genetic engineering , with a simple explanation of gene splicing.

The issues surrounding genetic engineering of this sort are even more profound.

heavy

I recently visited a factory that produces heavy engineering goods.

This new strategy was ridiculed by the Soviet leadership and opposed by the heavy engineering sector inside Czechoslovakia.

Yet Montupet is recruiting people from a heavy engineering background to train for their new plant.

The traditional steel and heavy engineering sectors naturally have no sympathy.

He also called for an early announcement of a balanced energy policy to stimulate the heavy engineering sector.

Its parent company runs tugs, shipping and heavy engineering businesses.

In the 1920s the basic industries of coal, textiles and heavy engineering went into long-term decline.

Of special interest are books on papermaking, photography and heavy electrical engineering .

large

Thus large engineering companies grew in towns such as Newcastle, Sunderland, Hartlepool and Middlesbrough.

The Dowty group has failed to fight off a hostile bid by T-I, one of Britain's largest engineering firms.

major

Meanwhile, construction of steelwork and major engineering items is making good progress under long lead funding arrangements.

This it estimated would cost between £120 million and £225 million because it would need major civil engineering works.

Opportunities exist for students in their first year to gain sponsorship for the remaining three years from major civil engineering companies.

We also have the opportunity to develop our engineering and project management skills through our participation in major engineering projects worldwide.

mechanical

They were of various sizes and worked in the vehicle, aerospace, mechanical engineering and electronics industries.

The other significant sector is Mechanical engineering , with Grampian exports amounting to 17% of the national figure.

Low payers were public administration, wholesale distribution, metal manufacture and mechanical engineering .

Constructed to an exceptionally high specification and standard, they have associated mechanical and electrical engineering services.

In the survey mentioned above, the health sector was second only to mechanical engineering in the proportion of employers experiencing difficulties.

The first year at university I had a very steady boyfriend who was doing a similar course as me but mechanical engineering .

The next industry to adopt the technique widely is likely to be mechanical engineering .

The Group invested £1.5 million in the United Arab Emirates to establish two high quality mechanical engineering workshops.

scientific

The Soviets had demonstrated unsuspected scientific and engineering skills.

The press also showed an encouraging understanding of our mission to establish ourselves as a world-class scientific and engineering services business.

We have to interest more young people in scientific and engineering education and training.

Fujitsu's micro-vector processor effort will deliver accelerated compute power for Sparc system users performing CPU-intensive scientific , engineering and visualisation applications.

small

There are many small engineering firms, some specialising in scientific instruments.

It is being undertaken in 50 small engineering firms with up to 100 employees during the period 1985-1987.

Core support services such as Analytical, Technical Information Services and a small engineering technology function will continue to be maintained.

Interim findings indicate severe marketing weaknesses within the small engineering firm.

Declining heavy industry has been partly replaced by small engineering firms and some light industry.

In 1847 he was apprenticed to John Inshaw, who had a small engineering business in Birmingham.

social

Third, New Towns constituted experiments in social engineering - well in tune with the psychological requirements for post-war reconstruction.

But attempts at social engineering usually lead to downfall.

This is sometimes described in terms of social engineering , and the resources that law brings as machinery are distinguished from its social goals.

Policy strategies which attack the social and economic determinants of ill-health are dismissed as futile attempts at social engineering .

This brave new world of social engineering produces the opposite of community contact.

Law, the realists argued, was not a matter of abstract logic but a practical exercise in social engineering .

Nicholas engaged in a long-term programme of social engineering .

■ NOUN

company

Chemical engineering companies found that their very large complex expensive process plants could be controlled better by computer than by human operators.

The father moved in and I got a full-time job in another engineering company .

Its strategy is to acquire engineering companies in niche markets and dispose of existing businesses to reduce borrowings.

Thus large engineering companies grew in towns such as Newcastle, Sunderland, Hartlepool and Middlesbrough.

In the event the anticipated collapse of the first genetic engineering company amid a pile of bad debts did not come about.

Opportunities exist for students in their first year to gain sponsorship for the remaining three years from major civil engineering companies .

One scheme of which I have received some details is being developed by a well-known engineering company .

In one case study, an engineering company decided to automate a plating line.

consultant

Veronica uses her knowledge of structures and project control to liaise with architects and other engineering consultants .

Design services will also be performed on a time and materials basis by Sparc Technology engineering consultants .

course

The second is that teaching on the subject in engineering courses has not always prepared engineers adequately for this progression.

He completed two years of a civil engineering course at Nottingham University before moving to Lyon.

There were about ten girls on the engineering course but I kept entirely to myself.

Amazingly, the material engineering course is still in progress.

So I actually applied at the same time for some engineering courses at universities.

An important area here might be courses in mathematics which is often a key part of the science and engineering courses.

Figures 5.1 and 5.2 illustrate the proportions of women among full-time undergraduate students enrolled on engineering courses .

department

He established and developed their engineering department for railway electrification in Britain and overseas.

Mr Goodson, of the university's electronic engineering department , says he has offered the equipment free of charge.

He went to Glasgow and began an apprenticeship in the engineering department of Randolph Elder, shipbuilders of Govan.

He said the proposals would have to be approved by the engineering department .

Many science and engineering departments already struggle to find enough students with good A levels.

In 1864 he entered the engineering department of King's College, London.

design

What if we could precipitate a revolution in engineering design generally?

Geophysical and geological interpretation, conceptual engineering design , reservoir simulation and environmental screening studies have been completed on the field.

firm

In 1907 he joined Straker Squires in Bristol and four years later teamed up with his father's engineering firm .

There would also be a further 7,000 jobs in building supply, sub-contracting and engineering firms .

The engineering firm , Meco is to close its plant at Ashchurch near Tewkesbury, making around 350 staff redundant.

Some, including McCleod, were working at local engineering firms , and Wainwright at a nearby khaki factory.

There are many small engineering firms , some specialising in scientific instruments.

He was working for an engineering firm and met Herbert in the course of business.

One engineering firm had so many applications for time off that it warned absentees they would be suspended for three weeks.

group

David Slater, who replaces Frank Feates, was formerly director of the Technica engineering group .

His work led to the formation in 1919 of the chemical engineering group of the Society of Chemical Industry.

What particularly intrigues him is the board promoting Banks, the West Cornforth based mining and civil engineering group .

Peter Warters has been recruited as contracts manager for civil engineering group Clugston Construction, at its Billingham office.

Nordic's president, Goran Wijkmark, is to join Anglian as managing director of its new process engineering group .

industry

An annual scheme brings together major employers in the engineering industry and students from schools, or more usually, colleges.

For example, research in composites, polymers and other new materials could aid a range of engineering industries .

The names of family firms like Newman Hender and Macevoy were mainstays of Stroud's crucial engineering industry .

We have a number of enterprises which export successfully now: the engineering industry , textile machines.

Despite high unemployment in some areas there were large openings in sectors such as the electronics and engineering industries in the south.

Certainly few would see the engineering industry as a powerful engine of future economic growth.

problem

The aim is to involve the students in the resolution of a genuine engineering problem , identified by the company.

They took larger boats, had fewer engineering problems and provided good links to the northern seaports.

Essentially, these are engineering problems .

Thus anatomy may reflect the fact that there are only a few ways in which some engineering problem can be solved.

They had to overcome engineering problems , a last-minute change of keel, and the withdrawal of their sponsor.

Stage overlapping and communication patterns Development lead time is directly affected by the nature of engineering problem solving.

Geophysical methods are widely used in searching for oil and minerals, in studying the nature of earthquakes and in engineering problems .

process

There is also Cortex which we set up last year as a process engineering consultancy with a keen interest in environmental work.

Nordic's president, Goran Wijkmark, is to join Anglian as managing director of its new process engineering group.

product

It has signed on undisclosed terms to use Oracle Corp's manufacturing and financial applications, including software engineering products worldwide.

It has factories making woollen goods, whisky and engineering products .

Fujitsu will create software engineering products based on the SoftBench Framework for use on its own systems.

project

Like most engineering projects , it may have looked good on paper, but in practice it was another thing entirely.

We have to examine and discuss in great detail its proposals for an immensely complex engineering project .

sector

This week we are starting the service with a selection of contracts in the energy and civil engineering sectors .

This new strategy was ridiculed by the Soviet leadership and opposed by the heavy engineering sector inside Czechoslovakia.

The traditional steel and heavy engineering sectors naturally have no sympathy.

He also called for an early announcement of a balanced energy policy to stimulate the heavy engineering sector .

The regional overviews will form the background for detailed case studies of the engineering sector .

The best-received firms were in the information technology and electronics sectors; the worst in traditional engineering sectors and construction.

service

Formation engineering services of Gloucester, which has introduced the system to Britain, was formed by 2 ex-Dowty workers.

Constructed to an exceptionally high specification and standard, they have associated mechanical and electrical engineering services .

The press also showed an encouraging understanding of our mission to establish ourselves as a world-class scientific and engineering services business.

skill

The Soviets had demonstrated unsuspected scientific and engineering skills .

So will the investment in capital goods and engineering skills needed to modernise outmoded factories.

His engineering skills and technical ingenuity were invaluable.

software

It will prepare students for a career in a software engineering environment in industry or research.

It has signed on undisclosed terms to use Oracle Corp's manufacturing and financial applications, including software engineering products worldwide.

The software engineering theme continues with a study of a modular approach to designing computer solutions.

Next plans further international subsidiaries and is to expand its software engineering division.

Fujitsu will create software engineering products based on the SoftBench Framework for use on its own systems.

Software Engineering and Database Systems: Database technology and software engineering .

staff

It has been operating for 12 months and has assembled a team of 30 engineering staff .

They will also provide training and consulting services via their support and application engineering staff .

Designed by the company's engineering staff the coach has electric lifts, wheelchair locks, a non-slip floor and toilet.

student

All except engineering students , that is.

Or for a civil engineering student not to appreciate the environmental implications of large-scale works such as the channel tunnel.

This teaching should be available to every engineering student , in all disciplines.

The 1985 exercise will thus go to 71 percent of the information engineering students involved in the survey at the beginning.

He kills fourteen engineering students , who happen to be women, and then himself.

Fourth-year engineering student Steve, 21, is alleged to have been booted as he lay helpless on the ground.

union

The engineering union says its members have been betrayed.

The engineering unions have been seeking either a 35-hour week or a two-hour reduction.

Mr Nellist is being pursued by Mr Ken Cure, the former engineering union official.

work

This engineering work was the laying in of two cross-overs, one at Wolverton and one just North of Bletchley.

It is the home of the game and I was lucky enough to be able to mix cricket with my engineering work .

This political dimension may make the massive civil engineering work even more hazardous.

In the event, minor engineering work to the existing twin-catalyst 6.7-litre pushrod V8 has succeeded in achieving the desired results.

The original coal and iron concerns of Butterley were expanded, and engineering work was undertaken for the railways.

The book is read so easily because it is almost devoid of mathematical formulae, normally the very foundation of engineering work .

worker

They are likely to influence, for instance, the negotiations between leaders of 2 million engineering workers and the Engineering Employers Federation.

The company wants to buy out 300 to 500 permanent, full-time administrative, production and engineering workers at the plant.

Roughly how many engineering workers are there in the region shown on the map?

Grounded Graham, 33, has pledged to try again to wed the 27-year-old engineering worker .

works

It has large brick works , engineering works and freezing factories.

This it estimated would cost between £120 million and £225 million because it would need major civil engineering works .

A couple of blokes from the engineering works were carrying a packing case into the building.

The foot were also responsible for entrenchments and for engineering works associated with sieges.

It now houses an engineering works .

They expanded the shipyards and started engineering works .

■ VERB

develop

He established and developed their engineering department for railway electrification in Britain and overseas.

One scheme of which I have received some details is being developed by a well-known engineering company.

In consequence we have developed restrictive practices and engineering , at best, are only partially aware of the business objectives.

We also have the opportunity to develop our engineering and project management skills through our participation in major engineering projects worldwide.

involve

Stiffness testing is relatively simple but strength testing may involve engineering which is both heavy and difficult.

provide

His chum Charlie Price provided the engineering know-how to help get some of the battered old relics going.

Alias will provide on-site engineering resources at Industrial Light, potentially tripling the number of Alias users via a site-wide software licence.

Professor Hugh Simpson provided expertise in engineering and was the liveliest and most questioning of the three.

study

I had a place to study engineering , my major in electronics.

Chapman studied engineering at London University just after the war.

The only female studying electrical engineering .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And the engineering marvel turned out to be a slow-motion natural disaster.

Curiously, this engineering approach had its origin in the study of plant growth.

For them aircraft represent only a small part of their huge engineering and shipbuilding businesses.

It is a widespread phenomenon, not restricted to nuclear power or genetic engineering .

It is another aspect of the engineering profession that is highly influenced by gender.

So as an aircraft came out of the engineering wing I gave it a test.

The investigation showed that the pollution probably derived from an engineering works that closed some 15 years ago.

You should, ideally, have a degree in engineering or science.

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