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What Is Civil Engineering?
What it is
To know what is civil engineering, we must first know what it is not, or rather, how it is distinguished from other engineering disciplines. It is the ancient of the different disciplines besides military engineering, which it was split away from. It works with designing, building, and maintaining natural and man made structures such as roads, buildings, bridges, canals, dams, and so on. It is generally divided into subgroups of structural, environmental, materials, water resources, Geotechnical, coastal, construction, surveying, and urban sub categories.
As you can see, civil engineering encompasses a big portion of the things that modern society accomplishes every day. Every time you run over a bridge, use water from your tap, drive on a highway, go to work in a skyscraper, or any other innumerable things in our modern world, you are adding your faith in the capabilities of a civil engineer. They used simple landscaping ideas to make a splendid building.