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Engineering is the application of science, technology, mathematics, art, and practical experience to the design and production of objects, tools or processes. Professional practitioners of engineering are called engineers. Engineers design and build aircraft (Aerospace), roads and buildings (Civil / Structural), computers and electronics (Electrical), machines and vehicles (Mechanical), medical devices (Biomedical), enviromental systems (Environmental), agricultural equipment and processes (Agricultural), processing plants and fuels (Chemical), new materials (Materials) and much, much more. Without engineering, the world would be a very different place.

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Biochemical engineering is a branch of chemical engineering that mainly deals with the design and construction of unit processes that involve biological organisms or molecules. Biochemical engineering is often taught as a supplementary option to chemical engineering due to the similarities in both the background subject curriculum and problem-solving techniques used by both professions. Its applications are used in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and water treatment industries.

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The Beijing National Aquatics Centre, also known as the Water Cube, is an aquatics centre that was built alongside Beijing National Stadium in the Olympic Green for the 2008 Summer Olympics. Ground was broken on December 24, 2003. The Aquatics Centre hosted the Swimming, Diving, Synchronized Swimming, and Water Polo events during the Olympics. It had a capacity of 17,000 during the games that has been reduced to 6,000. It also has a total land surface of 65,000 square metres.

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Engineering and Technology Portal

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The Engineering and Technology Portal serves to organize everything in the Engineering and Technology category.

This Portal will connect browsers to the learning materials that have been developed by the Wikiversity Engineering and Technology schools, departments and divisions. These schools, departments and divisions should be listed in the schools departments and divisions section. This portal should feature exciting examples of Engineering and Technology learning resources. Wikiversity participants interested in Engineering and Technology are invited to create and develop learning projects and learning resources and help to organize them.


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School of Automobile Maintenance

Automobile Engineering • Automotive engineering •

School of Business, Management and Finance

Engineering Management • Financial engineering •

School of Computing

Artificial Intelligence • Computer Engineering • Computer Game Design • Game Design • Computer Simulation and Game Design • Computer Networks • Computer Programming • Electronic Engineering • Image Processing • Information Studies • Web Design • Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) •

School of Engineering and Technology

School of Information Technology

School of Intellectual Property Rights

School of Mines and Earth Sciences

Applied geology • Applied geophysics • Geotechnical engineering • Mineral Processing • Mining Engineering • Mining machinery engineering • Petroleum Engineering •

School of Urban Planning

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Engineering and Technology news and current events

  • Looking for contributors.
  • 2 December 2007: Requirements Writing workshop. Contributors and editors welcomed.
  • 4 August 2007: Please add your courses to the Learning Resources section.
  • 30 July 2007: Technical writing course. Contributors and editors welcomed.
  • 14 February 2007: Lunar Boom Town learning project restarted!
  • 8 February 2007: New CAD lessons. Contributors and editors welcomed.
  • 19 January 2007: New format for the Computer Science Portal
  • 23 December 2006: New home page of the engineering and technology portal
  • 19 August 2006 - portal founded!

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There is a hope to increase the amount of learning materials regarding engineering and technology, and this page has served as a framework to assist in the organization of content.

An engineering portal and technology portal are viewable on Wikipedia.


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Thomas Young, English scientist
Thomas Young (*June 14, 1773 – †May 10, 1829) was an English scientist, researcher, physician and polymath. He is sometimes considered to be "the last person to know everything": that is, he was familiar with virtually all the contemporary Western academic knowledge at that point in history. Clearly this can never be verified, and other claimants to this title are Gottfried Leibniz, Leonardo da Vinci, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Johann Wolfgang Goethe and Francis Bacon, among others. Young also wrote about various subjects to contemporary editions of the Encyclopedia Britannica. His learning was so prodigious in scope and breadth that he was popularly known as "Phenomenon Young."

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The histories of Wikiversity pages indicate who the active participants are. If you are an active participant in developing this portal, you can list your name here (this can help new portals grow and the participants communicate better; for mature portals a list of participants is not needed).
  • Murugavel Ganesan - Electronics Engineering
  • Sivaraman Janakiraman "Sivadaa" - MIS CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY (The preceding unsigned comment was added by Sivadaa (talk • contribs) 07:10, 28 March 2008.)
  • Anand Yaligar - Electronics
  • Aravind V R - Electronics
  • Maurice Quinn - Structural Engineer
  • Barun Roy - Computer Engineering (Darjeeling)
  • Biswanath Panda - Mechatronics/Robotics
  • Moo7a - Mechanical Engineering
  • Dr. T - Energy and Energy Engineering
  • c - Chemical Engineer
  • Vikram Malik - Computer Engineer
  • Prashant Lokhande -IT Engg
  • Mirwin - Systems Analysis
  • Deepak Sharma-Information System Engineer
  • wikityke - Materials
  • Afsheen Gh - Civil Engineer
  • Deepak Ravikumar - Civil engineer
  • Vikas Siddeshwar - Computer Science Engineering
  • Abdullatif Al-Blowi - Computer Engineer
  • Debabrata Paul - Civil Engineer
  • Anil Bisht - Computer Engineer
  • TWFred - Requirements Analysis/Technical Writing
  • Gustable - Mechanical Engineer
  • Theornamentalist - Mechanical Engineering



"Failures are people who did not know how close they were to success when they gave up." -Thomas Edison.

"You never can say you have failed till you have stopped trying." -Paul Theunissen.


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The Engineering Catalogue of Learning Resources

Pre-Engineering Curriculum

An education in Engineering is built upon a foundation of mathematics and sciences. Every engineering discipline shares these fundamental studies at its core and every engineering student should be proficient in them:

  • Mathematics
  1. Primary and Secondary Mathematics
  2. Calculus
  3. Linear Algebra
  4. Differential Equations
  • Physical Science
  1. Basic Biology (for some disciplines)
  2. Basic Chemistry
  3. Basic and Levels 1 & 2 Physics

The Engineering Curriculum

The education of an engineering student must encompass the studies prescribed by the chosen discipline of study, yet will additionally require study of topics related to all disciplines and required in nearly every engineering field:

  • General Engineering
  1. Introduction to Technical Writing
  2. Introduction to Computer Science
  3. Computer Aided Design

Things you can do...

  • Add learning materials for the School of Engineering
  • Build courses based on available learning materials on Wikiversity
  • Add courses based on the classes that you are currently teaching/taking. Add a page on the contents of each day of class at the end of the day. You will learn the material better and help us all learn.
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  • Create Foley Effects like Rocket Engines at liftoff and thrusters when manuevering cisLunarFreighter
  • A design study is needed (Lunar Boom Town) to support business planning for a LOX Plant at Lunar Boom Town.

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