Engineering

The topics on this page fall under the engineering category. Engineering is the application of scientific knowledge in order to design, build, and maintain structures, machines, devices, systems, materials and processes. Engineering is often used to develop and create new technology.

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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