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construction engineering

[kən′strək·shən ‚en·jə′nir·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
A specialized branch of civil engineering concerned with the planning, execution, and control of construction operations for projects such as highways, dams, utility lines, and buildings.

Construction engineering

A specialized branch of civil engineering concerned with the planning, execution, and control of construction operations for such projects as highways, buildings, dams, airports, and utility lines. Planning consists of scheduling the work to be done and selecting the most suitable construction methods and equipment for the project. Execution requires the timely mobilization of all drawings, layouts, and materials on the job to prevent delays. Control consists of analyzing progress and cost to ensure that the project will be done on schedule and within the estimated cost. See Construction equipment, Construction methods

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