A new addition to the series THE PROFESSIONS And What They Do, this is a thorough survey of engineering for those casting an eye toward possibilities in future careers. Fifteen chapters outline the history of engineering, the operation of an engineering school, the roles engineers play in the building of airports and bridges, the development of oil and improvement of towns and cities, and the invention of new electronic services. The crucial place this profession holds in the fields of nuclear energy and space projects is stressed. Few professions boast such wids and varied choices. Science minded teenagers will find in this up-to-date discussion, substance for clear judgment and thoughtful comparison.