sciplineScopeMajor specialties Agricultural engineeringThe application of engineering principles to agricultural fields such as farm power and machinery, biological material process, bioenergy, farm structures, and agricultural natural resourcesBioprocess engineering, the design and development of equipment and processes for the manufacturing of products from biological materials Food engineering, concerns food processing, food machinery, packaging, ingredient manufacturing, instrumentation, and control. Aquaculture engineering, the study of cultured aquatic species and the production systems used in their culture.
Applied engineeringThe field concerned with the application of management, design, and technical skills for the design and integration of systems, the execution of new product designs, the improvement of manufacturing processes, and the management and direction of physical and/or technical functions of a firm or organization. Applied Engineering degreed programs typically include instruction in basic engineering principles, project management, industrial processes, production and operations management, systems integration and control, quality control, and statistics.
Automation/Control systems/Mechatronics/Robotics Computer-aided Drawing & Design (CADD) Construction Electronics General Graphics Manufacturing Nanotechnology Biological engineeringThe application of engineering principles to the fields of biology and medicine. Biomedical engineering, the application of engineering principles and techniques to the medical and biological sciences Genetic engineering, the design and development of techniques to directly manipulate an organism’s genes Biochemical engineering, the design and construction of unit processes that involve biological organisms or molecules Tissue engineering
Protein engineering, the development of useful or valuable proteins Building services engineeringBuilding services engineering, technical building services, architectural engineering, or building engineering is the engineering of the internal environment and environmental impact of a building. It essentially brings buildings and structures to life. Mechanical engineering, HVAC: Heating, ventilation and air conditioning Refrigeration Plumbing or public health (MEP) engineering: Water services, drainage and plumbing Electrical engineering, Artificial lighting and emergency lighting,
ICT: Communication lines, telephones and IT networks Low voltage (LV) systems, containment, distribution, distribution boards and switchgear Lightning protection Security, CCTV, and alarm systems Vertical transportation: Escalators and lifts Fire engineering, including fire detection and fire protection Natural lighting design Building facades engineering Energy supply – gas, electricity and renewable sources Energy engineeringEnergy engineering is a broad field of engineering dealing with energy efficiency, energy services, facility management, plant engineering, environmental compliance and alternative energy technologies.
Domain of Energy Engineering expertise combines selective subjects from the fields Chemical, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. It is an interdisciplinary program which has relativity with electrical, mechanical and chemical engineeringSolar engineering, Solar Energy Engineering includes designing and building services based on solar energy, solar energy product development, solar PV systems, Solar Product Manufacturing and Solar Systems Integration. Wind engineering, Wind engineering analyzes effects of wind in the natural and the built environment and studies the possible damage, inconvenience or benefits which may result from wind.
In the field of structural engineering it includes strong winds, which may cause discomfort, as well as extreme winds, such as in a tornado, hurricane or heavy storm, which may cause widespread destruction Industrial engineeringThe design and analysis of logistical and resource systems. Manufacturing engineering, the ability to plan the practices of manufacturing, to research and develop the tool, processes, machines and equipment, and to integrate the facilities and systems for producing quality products with optimal expenditure.
Component engineering, the process of assuring the availability of suitable components required to manufacture a product. Systems engineering, focuses on issues such as logistics, the coordination of different teams, automatic control of machinery for complex engineering projects Construction engineering, the planning and management of construction projects Textile Engineering, The design and analysis of logistical and resource systems, product design, and development.
Safety engineering, assuring that a life-critical system behaves as needed even when pieces fail Reliability engineering, optimising asset maintenance to minimise whole of life cost MechatronicsA hybrid of mechanical and electrical engineering, Commonly intended to examine the design of automation systems. Robotics Instrumentation engineering
Avionics, the design of electronics and systems on board an aircraft or spacecraft NanoengineeringThe practice of engineering on the nanoscopic scale Nuclear engineeringThe application of nuclear processes to engineering Petroleum engineeringThe application of engineering principles to drilling for and producing crude oil and natural gasReservoir engineering, the application of scientific principles to study the flow of fluids in underground reservoirs so as to obtain a high economic recovery.
Drilling engineering, the design and application of equipment and techniques to drill wells. Production engineering, the design and application of equipment and techniques to bring well fluids to the surface and then separate out the various components