Although engineering is fantastic, and has produced us many wonders, it's also created many problems which we need to solve, many involving the environment. Chapter five has an outlook on these problems, and ways to solve them, and what engineering fields do so.

5.1 Expanding World Population

5.2 Pollution

5.3 Energy

5.4 Transportation

5.5 Infrastructure

5.6 Aerospace and Defense

5.7 Competitiveness and Productivity