industrial engineering


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industrial engineering

n.
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


n.
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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