The art or process of designing and programming computer systems: computer engineering; software engineering.Its influence has been resisted, however, by those who believe that psychological investigations can proceed independently of neuroscientific History at your fingertips Sign up here to see what happened On This Day, every day in your inbox!Smith The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica Learn More in these related Britannica articles: history of science: The authority of phenomena that of civil and military engineer.

Rex Marler, building Inspector, phone: (334) 348-2671.The operating engineer controls machines, plants, and organizations providing power, transportation, and communication; determines procedures; and supervises personnel to obtain reliable and economic operation of complex equipment.The electronics aspect became prominent through the work of such scientists as James Clerk Maxwell of Britain and Heinrich Hertz of Germany in the late 19th century.

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