Engineering is the creative application of science, mathematical methods, and empirical evidence to the innovationdesignconstruction, operation and maintenance of structuresmachinesmaterials, devices, systemsprocesses, and organizations for the benefit of humankind. The discipline of engineering encompasses a broad range of more specialized fields of engineering, each with a more specific emphasis on particular areas of applied mathematicsapplied science, and types of application. See glossary of engineering. (from