civil engineering

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civil engineer

An engineer trained in the design and construction of public works, such as bridges or dams, and other large facilities.

civil engineering n.

civ′il engineer′ing

the applied science of the design of public works, as roads, bridges, dams, harbors, etc., and the supervision of their construction or maintenance.
civ′il engineer′, n.

civ·il engineering

The branch of engineering that specializes in the design and construction of projects such as bridges, roads, and dams.

civil engineering

Those combat support and combat service support activities that identify, design, construct, lease, or provide facilities, and which operate, maintain, and perform war damage repair and other engineering functions in support of military operations. See also civil engineering support plan; combat service support; combat support.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.civil engineering - the branch of engineering concerned with the design and construction of such public works as dams or bridges
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"
hydraulic engineering - the branch of civil engineering dealing with the use and control of water in motion
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For those who work in one of the civil engineering sectors, yet do not have a civil engineering qualification, membership is also available (MICE or AMICE).
in Civil Engineering and is a member of the Structural Engineering Association of New York.
It's imperative that we speak to more schools and increase our liaison with local colleges so that more young people can push the civil engineering message out there.
See Amos Eaton's 1835 Notice of the Civil Engineering Degree at: http://www.
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degree in civil engineering from the University of Houston and her Master's degree in civil engineering from Purdue University.

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