Definition of chemical engineering in English:

chemical engineering

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  • The branch of engineering concerned with the design and operation of industrial chemical plants.

    ‘The understanding and development of these operations gave rise to the branch of engineering called chemical engineering.’
    • ‘She earned degrees in physical chemistry and chemical engineering from the University of Cape Town in South Africa.’
    • ‘I don't know whether to go for chemical engineering or electrical engineering.’
    • ‘He hopes to have a career in chemical or chemical engineering research.’
    • ‘You don't talk about civil engineering or chemical engineering - you talk about environmental engineering.’
    • ‘An extensive background in chemical engineering, missile design, or bacteriology is a good start.’
    • ‘He also plans to study chemical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the fall.’
    • ‘I read many books and obtained significant knowledge in chemical engineering, physics, and mathematics.’
    • ‘Environmental, petroleum and chemical engineering are among Kuwait's priorities.’
    • ‘Despite working for a degree in chemical engineering, Wigner studied mathematics and physics in his own time.’
    • ‘Civil and chemical engineering salaries remained relatively stable, but electronic engineers were hit badly by the downturn in the technology sector.’
    • ‘She has completed similar surveys of chemical engineering and physics departments, and reports that the results are almost as bad.’
    • ‘He also serves as professor of chemical engineering and professor of medicine.’
    • ‘The assistant professor of chemical engineering is getting recognition for her research into biodegradable polymer materials that could aid nerve regeneration.’
    • ‘Titanium linings for mild steel vessels, a major advance in chemical engineering, call for special study by the welding technologist.’
    • ‘Biological processes are the next big thing in chemical engineering.’
    • ‘From his isolated vantage point in chemical engineering, he seems to have been spared discussions on his campus that the new general education curriculum initially provoked.’
    • ‘Around this time his father began to suggest that Nick should study ‘something with substance’ and follow his lead into chemical engineering.’
    • ‘His father, however, disliked Alfred's interest in poetry and in order to broaden his horizons, sent him abroad for further training in chemical engineering.’
    • ‘Dave followed in his father's footsteps and earned a degree in chemical engineering from the University of California - San Diego.’


chemical engineering

/ˈkeməkəl ˌenjəˈniriNG/ /ˈkɛməkəl ˌɛndʒəˈnɪrɪŋ/