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4.1 Introduction to Machinery ToC Previous Next

4.1.1 Machinery and Mechanical Engineering ToC Previous Next

Machinery is the entirety of the products of mechanical engineering. Mechanical engineering is one of the oldest engineering sciences. It is understood as a branch of industry as well as an engineering discipline. This field of activity includes the development, construction and production of machines and machine parts. As a branch of industry, mechanical engineering originated from the craft of metalworking by blacksmiths and locksmiths. As an engineering discipline according to modern understanding, it is based on a systematic scientific reference to physics, especially mechanics.

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