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Con­trol en­gi­neer­ing (al­so con­trol tech­nol­o­gy) is a sub­area of en­gi­neer­ing sci­ences and au­toma­tion tech­nol­o­gy. Con­trol en­gi­neer­ing deals with the ques­tion of which means can be used to ad­just tech­ni­cal sys­tems to meet re­quire­ments. The aim is to in­flu­ence cer­tain phys­i­cal vari­ables (e.g. tem­per­a­ture, speed) with the high­est pos­si­ble ac­cu­ra­cy. In or­der to ad­just dif­fer­ent con­trolled vari­ables with­in a sys­tem in the course of a con­trolled sys­tem, con­trol en­gi­neer­ing us­es sen­sors, mea­sur­ing sen­sors, mea­sur­ing el­e­ments as well as con­trollers and ac­tu­a­tors. Con­trol en­gi­neer­ing forms an in­ter­face be­tween en­gi­neer­ing sci­ence and com­put­er science. 

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