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Applied Science is the application of scientific knowledge into a physical environment, Examples include testing a theoretical model through the use of formal science, or solving a practical problem through the use of natural science.

Fields of engineering are closely related to applied science .Applied science is important for technology development. Its use in industrial settings is usually referred to as research and development (R&D).

Applied mathematics is a branch of mathematics that concerns itself with the mathematical techniques typically used in the application of mathematical knowledge to other domains Today, the term applied mathematics is used in a broader sense. It includes the classical areas above, as well as other areas that have become increasingly important in applications. Even fields such as number theory that are part of pure mathematics are now important in applications (such as cryptology), though they are not generally considered to be part of the field the success of modern numerical mathematical methods and software has led to the emergence of computational mathematics, computing for the simulation of phenomena and the solution of problems in the sciences and engineering of applied mathematics.

Applied physics is a general term for physics which is intended for a particular technological or practical use. ”Applied “ is distinguished from “pure” by a subtle combination of factors such as the motivation and attitude of researchers and the nature of the relationship to the technology or science that may be affected by the work. It usually differs from engineering in that an applied physicist may not be designing something in particular, but rather is using physics or conducting physics research with the air of developing new technologies or solving an engineering problem. This approach is similar to that of applied mathematics. In other words, applied physics is rooted in the fundamental truths and basic concepts of the physical sciences but is concerned with the utilization of these scientific principles in practical devices and systems. Applied physicists can also be interested in the use of physics for scientific research. For instance, people working on accelerator physics seek to build better accelerators for research in theoretical physics.

Environmental Engineering Science (EES) is a multidisciplinary field of engineering science that combines the biological, chemical and physical sciences with the field of engineering. This major traditionally requires the student for take many basic engineering classes in fields such as thermodynamics, advanced math, computer modeling and simulation as well as technical classes in subjects such as static, mechanics, hydrology and fluid dynamics. As the student progresses, the upper division elective classes define a specific field of study for the student with a choice in a wide range of science, technology and engineering related classes.

Communication Skills is concise and practical guide to basic written, electronic and spoken communication skills required by all engineering and applied science students. Written in an informal style , this subject aims to help you to communicate clearly and effectively throughout your course, maximize your success in job hunting, and lay foundations for competent professional communication.

The main topics covered are-
  • The use of basic elements in the English language, e.g. grammar, spelling punctuation.
  • The writing process and presentation of technical information
  • Spoken presentations
  • Guidelines on how to write formal letters and email
  • Tips on CV,s job applications and interview technique
  • Communication in the professional world
Chemistry is scientific study of interaction of chemical substances that are constituted of atoms or the subatomic particles: protons, electrons and neutrons. Atoms combine to produce molecules or crystals. Chemistry is often called “the central science” because it connects the other natural sciences such as astronomy, physics ,material science, biology, and geology. The transformations that are studied in chemistry are a result of interaction either between different chemical substances or between matter and energy. Traditional chemistry involves study of interactions between substances in a chemistry laboratory using various forms of laboratory glassware.

Chemistry is an integral part of the science curriculum both at the high school as well as the early college level. At these levels, it is often called “general chemistry” which is an introduction to a wider variety of fundamental concepts that enable the student to acquire tools and skills useful at the advanced levels, whereby chemistry is invariably studied in any of its various sub-disciplines. Scientists, engaged in chemical research are known as chemists. Most chemists specialize in one or more sub-disciplines.

Biotechnology is technology based on biology, agriculture, food science medicine Modern use of the term refers to genetic engineering as well as cell- and tissue culture technologies. Biotechnology has applications in four major industrial areas, including health care (medical), crop production and agriculture, non (industrial) uses of crops and other products (e.g. biodegradable plastics, vegetable oil, bifuels), and environmental uses.

For example, one application of biotechnology is the directed use of organisms for the manufacture of organic products (examples include beer and milk products). Another example is using naturally present bacteria by the mining industry in bioleaching. Biotechnology is also used to recycle, treat waste, clean up sites contaminated by industrial activities (bioremediation), and also produce biological weapons.
 
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