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English definition of “industrial engineering”

industrial engineering

noun [U]     PRODUCTION
the use of machines to manufacture products, and the study of this: He has a master's degree in industrial engineering.
industrial engineer noun [C]
(Definition of industrial engineering noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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