Many real world problems are sufficiently complex such that an engineering approach is required to solve them. Typically, a combination of experimental and empirical data, in addition to analytical methods, is used. It is rare that a real world engineering problem can be solved exactly using a strictly analytical closed form solution. This is because the physics and other underlying science is just too complex to model exactly. Therefore, one must rely on more approximate solution methods, which involves the use of experimental and empirical data, in addition to analytical methods.

The topics below contain examples of engineering.

Heat Exchanger

How Airplanes Fly

How Heat Pumps Work

Steam Table Calculator

Stirling Engine

Stirling Engine Software

Tube Bending

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