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dE asked in Science & MathematicsEngineering · 1 decade ago

What are some interesting facts about civil engineering?

more specifically, architectural engineering

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Engineering has been an aspect of life since the beginnings of human existence. Civil engineering might be considered properly commencing between 4000 and 2000 BC in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia when humans started to abandon a nomadic existence, thus causing a need for the construction of shelter. The construction of Pyramids in Egypt (circa 2700-2500 BC) might be considered the first instances of large structure constructions. Other ancient historic civil engineering constructions include the Parthenon by Iktinos in Ancient Greece (447-438 BC), and others

    Until modern times there was no clear distinction between civil engineering and architecture, and the term engineer and architect were mainly geographical variations referring to the same person, often used interchangeably. In the 18th century, the term civil engineering began to be used to distinguish it from military engineering.

    Civil engineering is anywhere you see, usually professionals are very well paid...

    Source(s): currently Civil Engineer
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    4 years ago

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  • Anonymous
    6 years ago

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    What are some interesting facts about civil engineering?

    more specifically, architectural engineering

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    well to start with, it is very very well paid, and i mean it. yes. it is a well paid profession compared to the rest of other engineerings.

    and you get satisfaction with your work. you can actually see the finished product that you have worked on. basically, it gives the amazing feeling of ''hard work pays off'' ... this is very very special in civil engineering, coz if you design a structure of a roof of a shopping mall, for example, if it comes out to be impressive and wonderful, you'll feel great....

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