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civil engineering

the work or profession of a civil engineer. Unabridged
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  • Architecture is usually conceived as the aesthetic design of the structure, while the construction is purely civil engineering.
  • Gabions--wire mesh baskets filled with rocks--have been used for civil engineering purposes for centuries.
  • Whole tires are also used in civil engineering projects.
  • The program offers degrees in areas such as civil engineering, computer science, and accounting.
  • It's not a contribution to the knowledge of civil engineering as a discipline.
  • Many of the dead are from the foreign languages, civil engineering and engineering sciences departments.
  • Planning and civil engineering, because they have broader social- and resource-related implications.
  • Here you might note that the cost of fibre is capital and mainly civil engineering.
  • civil engineering has been around for quite a few years and those guys have really cool laser transits and computers and stuff.
  • Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in civil engineering.
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civil engineering
The branch of engineering that specializes in the design and construction of structures such as bridges, roads, and dams.
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