Engineering and Construction


There is a wide range of mathematical topics used by Engineering and Construction specialists. In Engineering, mathematics is used to design and develop new components or products, maintain operating systems, model or simulate real-life situations for testing and research purposes, as well as build and maintain structures such as buildings and bridges. Mathematics is a core component of every engineering field and is also widely used in research. In Construction, tradespeople use mathematical concepts such as measurement, geometry and trigonometry for building roofs or houses, plasterers use ratios for mixing compounds, plumbers use hydraulics for heating systems. Mathematics may not be obvious to those in the construction sector, but it’s use is everywhere!