what are the different kinds of engineering and what are they´re characteristics?

i would like to be a robotics engineer but i don´t really know what there is to it.

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  • 7 years ago
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    As a sample of different fields, my university offers:

    mechanical engineering

    material science

    chemical and bio-molecular engineering

    biological engineering

    digital media design

    computer science

    computer engineering

    electrical engineering

    systems engineering

    computer engineering

    other majors not offered at my university but are common elsewhere include:

    civil engineering

    environmental engineering

    aerospace engineering

    industrial engineering

    Robotics involves mostly mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and computer science. Any of these fields is a good place to start; however almost any field can have an application in robotics. Graduate programs in robotics specifically also exist. If you want to learn more skills in robotics, the boe-bot kit (http://www.parallax.com/go/boebot) used in high schools and intro college courses or the arduino microcontrollers (www.arduino.cc) are good places to start!

  • 7 years ago

    Robotics engineer can work at disney land. Or create robots for movies. civil engineer build objects that are affiliated with people bridges). medical engineer create new medicines. Marine engineer works with water dams Mechanical engineer create new machines to make life better/easier. There's more just getting tired.

    Source(s): Engineering student
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