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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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engineering applied to the planning, design, and control of industrial operations.
indus′trial engineer′, n.
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|Noun||1.||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|
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