Jul 26, 2012
Civil engineering is the oldest engineering discipline after military engineering , and it was defined to distinguish non-military engineering from military engineering  It is traditionally broken into several sub-disciplines including environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, transportation engineering, municipal or urban engineering, water resources engineering, materials engineering, coastal engineering  surveying, and construction engineering . Civil engineering takes place on all levels: in the public sector from local governments and statutory bodies through to states and federal levels, and in the private sector from individual homeowners through to international companies or corporations.
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