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  • civil engineering is a professional

  • engineering discipline that deals with

  • the design construction and maintenance

  • of the physical and naturally built

  • environment including works like roads

  • bridges canals dams and buildings and

  • other facilities that are used in our

  • daily life civil engineering takes place

  • in the public sector from municipal

  • through to national governments and in

  • the private sector from individual

  • homeowners through to international

  • companies civil engineering is

  • progressing at a fast pace as our other

  • technologies civil engineering has been

  • an aspect of life since the beginnings

  • of human existence the earliest

  • practices of civil engineering may have

  • commenced between 4000 and 2000 BC in

  • ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia that is

  • ancient Iraq when humans started to

  • abandon a nomadic existence thus causing

  • a need for the construction of shelter

  • during this time transportation became

  • increasingly important leading to the

  • development of the will and sailing the

  • first self-proclaimed

  • civil engineer was John Smeaton who

  • constructed the Eddystone lighthouse

  • civil engineering has a significant role

  • in the life of every human being though

  • may not truly sense its importance in

  • our daily routine the function of civil

  • engineering commences with the start of

  • the day when we take a shower since the

  • water is delivered through a water

  • supply system including a well designed

  • network of pipes water treatment plant

  • and other numerous associated services

  • the network of roads on which we drive

  • while proceeding to school or work the

  • huge structural bridges we come across

  • and the tall buildings where we work all

  • have been designed and constructed by

  • civil engineers even the benefits of

  • electricity we use are available to us

  • through the contribution of civil

  • engineers who constructed the towers for

  • the transmission lines in fact no sphere

  • of life may be identified that does not

  • include the contribution of civil

  • engineering thus the importance of civil

  • engineering may be determined according

  • to its usefulness in our daily life

  • civil engineers have various job

  • specialization options you may choose

  • among various

  • disciplines depending on your personal

  • interest

  • the main disciplines are structural

  • engineering structural engineering

  • involves the design of structures that

  • should be saved for the users be

  • economical and accomplish the desired

  • functions it includes steel structures

  • buildings tunnels highways dams and

  • bridges construction engineering

  • construction engineering involves

  • planning and execution transportation of

  • materials site development based on

  • hydraulic environmental structural and

  • geotechnical engineering transportation

  • engineering transportation engineering

  • is concerned with moving people and

  • goods efficiently safely and in a manner

  • conducive to a vibrant community this

  • involves specifying designing

  • constructing and maintaining

  • transportation infrastructure which

  • includes streets canals highways rail

  • systems airports ports and mass transit

  • geotechnical engineering geotechnical

  • engineering deals with soils rocks

  • foundations of buildings and bridges

  • highways sewers and underground water

  • systems Water Resources engineering

  • Water Resources engineering concerns

  • with management of quantity and quality

  • of water in the underground and

  • above-ground water resources such as

  • rivers lakes and streams environmental

  • engineering environmental engineering is

  • related to the science of waste

  • management of all types purification of

  • water cleaning of contaminated areas

  • reduction of pollution and industrial

  • ecology coastal engineering coastal

  • engineering concerns specific demands

  • posed by constructing at or near the

  • coast as well as the development of the

  • coast itself earthquake engineering

  • earthquake engineering involves

  • designing structures to withstand

  • hazardous earthquake exposures

  • earthquake engineering is a

  • sub-discipline of structural engineering

  • apart from all these sub disciplines

  • there are many others two perks of being

  • civil engineer civil engineering is an

  • exciting profession because at the end

  • of the day you can see the results of

  • your work whether this is a completed

  • bridge a high-rise building a subway

  • station or a hydroelectric dam civil

  • engineering graduates can rest assured

  • that the demand for their expertise is

  • constant and even growing because of the

  • steady increase in civil engineering

  • jobs in the infrastructure and

  • construction industry in particular

  • civil engineering is not just a stable

  • job but a rapidly expanding one as well

  • the truth is as long as there are

  • structures and facilities that need to

  • be built or constructed there will

  • always be a demand for civil engineers

  • according to statistics released by the

  • US Department of Labor employment of

  • civil engineers is projected to grow

  • twenty percent up to 2022 faster than

  • the average for all occupations as

  • infrastructure continues to age civil

  • engineers will be needed to manage

  • projects to rebuild bridges repair roads

  • and upgrade levels and dams

  • you

civil engineering is a professional

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    poon posted on 2017/07/19
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