What Does a Project Manager Do?

What Does a Project Manager Do?

Even if you are only vaguely familiar with the worlds of construction and engineering, chances are that you have heard about project managers. But what does a project manager do? Keep reading to discover the answer. What Does a Project Manager Do? Simply put, a project manager is in charge of ensuring that a project…

Is Engineering Design Art or Science?

Is Engineering Design Art or Science?

Is engineering design art or science?  This is a common—and valid—question because engineering design combines aspects of artistic and scientific thought. Come with us as we take a closer look at the differences between these disciplines. What Is Art? Let’s begin by providing a working definition of art. We can define art as a human…

What Is Technical Drawing?

What Is Technical Drawing?

Technical drawing is a basic aspect of engineering design. Keep reading to learn more about technical drawing, from its definition and history to its evolution. What Is Technical Drawing? Technical drawing, also known as drafting, is a detailed graphic rendition of how something functions or how it is built. Technical drawings are made at a…

What Is a Design Engineer?

What Is a Design Engineer?

As we have seen in previous posts, engineering design is everywhere. But what is a design engineer, exactly? Keep reading and discover the answer. What Is a Design Engineer? In short, design engineers are professionals who design and test a test various goods and products. As hinted above, since we are surrounded by products of…

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Why Is Engineering Design Important?

Although it may seem hard to believe, one of the most common questions about engineering design (at least according to the internet) is “Why is engineering design important?” There are at least two  reasons why engineering design is a driving force of the world as we know it. It Offers an Effective Framework for Problem-Solving…

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What Does an Engineering Designer Do?

From bridges and products we use every day, engineering design is everywhere. However, not everyone knows what an engineering designer does. Let’s take a closer look at this important role. What Does an Engineering Designer Do? Sometimes called “design engineers”, or simply “engineers”, engineering designers develop, test, and improve manufacturing processes and products. As a…