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Mechanical engineers: 

Engineers in this category work with machines having moving parts, such as cars and airplanes, and they complete tasks using CAD software.  Mechanical Engineers design, build, test, and maintain machines. They also develop and test components, and solve problems related to machine performance and operation. Mechanical Engineers may also work with systems that involve multiple moving parts.

Civil engineers: 

Civil engineers plan, design, and supervise public infrastructure. Civil engineers also analyze and create plans to ensure safety. They work with other professionals such as architects, contractors, and others to guarantee the project is completed on time and within budget. Civil engineers also monitor and maintain public infrastructure to ensure it functions properly.

Electrical engineers:

Just like it sounds, electrical engineers work with all things electricity. They design circuits, power systems, electronic devices and are proficient at programming and software development systems.  Electrical engineers work with both analog and digital electronics, creating everything from small individual components to large, complex systems. They are knowledgeable about the principles of electricity, magnetism, and electronics, as well as the principles of circuit design, control theory, and digital signal processing.

Chemical engineers: 

The main focus of chemical engineers is improving existing chemicals and transforming materials. They work on projects related to chemical manufacturing, petrochemical refineries, pharmaceutical production, and environmental engineering. This type of engineering requires expert knowledge of chemical reactions, process design, and thermodynamics.  Chemical engineers also have to understand the behavior of different materials and their properties, such as solubility, melting point, and boiling point. They also need to be familiar with the engineering and safety implications of their designs and processes.


In summary, mechanical engineers focus on machinery and mechanical systems, civil engineers work on infrastructure and public works projects, electrical engineers specialize in electrical systems and technology, and chemical engineers deal with chemical processes and materials. The skills required for each field reflect their distinct areas of expertise, making each type of engineer well-suited to specific types of projects and industries.







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