industrial engineering


Definition of industrial engineering

: engineering that deals with the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems (as of people, materials, and energy) in industry

Other Words from industrial engineering

industrial engineer noun

Examples of industrial engineering in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While Riley holds a doctorate in mechanical engineering and an MS in industrial engineering from Penn State University and Stanford University, her passion for history and literature has led to her publishing more than 20 different book titles. Lynnette Nicholas, Essence, 19 Apr. 2022 Foth Companies, a mechanical and industrial engineering firm. Jim Riccioli, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12 Nov. 2021 High-tech businesses in the industrial engineering space are one focus. David Prosser, Forbes, 14 Oct. 2021 The chemical engineering of gas reaction, the mechanical engineering of tool development and packaging, the material engineering of new manufacturing materials, and the industrial engineering of supply chain and logistics optimization. Mung Chiang, Forbes, 22 Oct. 2021 Sarralle USA, a global industrial engineering and steel company, has leased 856 square feet of office space in Montlimar Place at 1110 Montlimar Drive in Mobile, according to Jason Scott of Stirling Properties, who represented Sarralle. Kathy Jumper, al, 26 Sep. 2021 Her accomplishments in psychology, engineering and organizational management were so vast she is considered one of the founders of industrial engineering. Nina Ansary, Time, 6 May 2021 The new jobs include roles in operations management, warehouse supervising, robotics maintenance, and industrial engineering. Rashika Jaipuriar, The Indianapolis Star, 24 Mar. 2021 The factory workforce has a larger than typical design and industrial engineering team, and overall, 40 to 50% of the factory operations are automated. Brooke Roberts-islam, Forbes, 10 Mar. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of industrial engineering

1911, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of industrial engineering was in 1911

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“Industrial engineering.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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