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Tech Vocab Unit 1

human factors engineering, an applied science that coordinates the design of devices, systems, and physical working conditions with the capacities and requirements of the worker ergonomics
a standard judgment criticism; a rule or principle for evaluating or testing something criteria
a limitation or restriction constraint
behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular social, ethical, or age group culture
something considered by an authority or by a general consent as a basis of comparison; those morals, ethics, habits, etc., established by authority, custom, or an individual as acceptablethe standards
a system of moral principles ethics
the exchange of one thing for another of less or equal value, especially to affect a compromise trade off
to fuse or melt (ore) in order to separate the metal contained; to obtain or refine (metal) in this way smelt
a new, useful process, machine, improvement, etc., that did not exist previously and that is recognized as the product of some unique intuition or genius, as distinguished from ordinary mechanical skill or craftsmanship invention
an assemblage or combination of things or parts forming a complex or unitary whole system
the fundamental facilities and systems serving a country, city, or area, as transportation and communication systems, power plants, and schools infrastructure
a substance composed of two or more metals, or of a metal or metals with a nonmetal, intimately mixed, as by fusion or electro-deposition alloy
a person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk entrepreneur
-any object made by human beings, especially with a view to subsequent use. An object produced or shaped by human craft artifact
- the wealth, whether in money or property, owned or employed in business by an individual, firm, corporation, etc. capital
of or pertaining to a practical point of view or practical considerations pragmatic
financial considerations; the science that deals with the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services, or the material welfare of human kind economics
repeating, cyclical iterative
a highly structured system of human organization for large-scale community living that normally furnishes protection, continuity, security, and a national identity for its members society
knowledge of principles and causes; especially, such knowledge when it relates to the physical world and its phenomena, the nature, constitution, and forces of matter, the qualities of living tissues, etc science
a representation, generally in miniature, to show the construction or appearance of something; a simplified representation of a system or phenomenon, often mathematically model
a new way of doing something; an improvement on an existing form, composition or process innovation
originally, the art of managing engines; in its modern and extended sense, the art and science by which the mechanical properties of matter are made useful to man in structures and machines; ABET:“The profession in which knowledge of the mathematical and engineering
the practical application of science to the commerce or industry. Generally takes the form of an artifact technology
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