The most interesting aspect of the Civil Engineering domain is perhaps, the sheer diversity it exhibits. Almost all the problems and issues of societal well-being can be tackled by Civil Engineers. Problems of transportation, land development, housing, clean air, and water supply, etc., require engineering solutions, and this goes on to show how closely related the domain is to so many things in nature.
But, this diverse field is not without its limitations. After all, there is only so much a human being can physically explore. This is where technology comes into the picture. With innovations like Remote Sensing Imagery, 3D Printing, Building Information Modelling(BIM), among others, the list of unexplored situations shortened. Nowadays, there is software for simulating almost every issue. What’s more, is that sitting at a system, anyone with the means can generate quick results without human error.
Another major point that needs to be discussed is how this software has aided the students. Today, a student can analyze a structure, find appropriate construction materials, and get accurate experiment results, all while sitting at a computer. Learning software can also help you choose your career path, in some cases. For example, a student adept in the various features of REVIT software can think about which feature appeals to him/her the most. Accordingly, they can decide to go into design, or become a quantity surveyor, or explore any other software to help them find their areas of interest. Who knows, one day your hobby of designing stuff in AutoCAD could make you a career in 3D printing or even furniture design? The possibilities are endless.
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The bottom line is that the emerging technology has helped make the already immense world of civil engineering even more diverse. So many unanswered questions have been answered. Education has been given a new perspective. Yet, there is still so much to explore.