industrial engineering

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industrial engineering

The branch of engineering that is concerned with the production of industrial goods, especially by the design of efficient plants and procedures and the management of materials, energy, and labor.

industrial engineer n.
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indus′trial engineer′ing

engineering applied to the planning, design, and control of industrial operations.
indus′trial engineer′, n.
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Noun1.industrial engineering - the branch of engineering that deals with the creation and management of systems that integrate people and materials and energy in productive ways
applied science, engineering science, technology, engineering - the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"
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These proceedings consist of 52 papers from the 1st International Materials, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Conference (MIMEC 2013), held in December 2013 in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
Keil, Assistant Professor, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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