Engineering is the application of science, economic, social and practical knowledge to design, build, maintain and improve structures, machines, devices, systems, materials and processes.  (Source Wikepedia)

Product engineering may include activities such as:

  • Failure modes and effect analysis

  • Calculations and simulations

  • Structural analysis

  • Fluid analysis

  • Software programming

  • Root-cause analysis

  • Material and manufacturing process selection

  • Supply chain evaluation

  • Product validation planning

  • Product testing + certification

  • Formal product design reviews

  • Creation of drawings and schematics