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Tech & Engineering

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Design Brief A written plan that identifies a problem to be solved, its criteria, and its constraints.
Design Process A systematic problem-solving strategy, with criteria and constraints, used to develop many possible solutions to solve a problem or satisfy human needs and wants and to narrow down the possible solutions to one final choice.
Design Statement A part of design brief that challenges the designer, describes what a design solution should do without describing how to solve the problem, and identifies the degree to which the solution must be executed.
Designer A person who designs any of a variety of things. This usually implies the task of creating drawings or in some ways uses visual cues to organize his or her work
Detail Drawing A dimensioned, working drawing of a single part, also referred to as part drawing.
Ecosystem A biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment.
Emphasis Special importance, value, or prominence given to something
Engineer A person who is trained in and uses technological and scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
Engineer's Notebook A record of design ideas generated in the course of an engineer's employment that others may not claim as their own. It is an archival record of new ideas and engineering research achievements.
English System The measuring system based on the foot, second, and pound as units of length, time, and weight or mass
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acronym for Environmental Protection Agency
Ergonomics the study of workplace equipment design or how to arrange and design devices, machines, or workspace so that people and things interact safely and most efficiently
Ethical Comorming to an established set of principles or accepted professional standards of contact
Ethics The moral principles governing or influencing conduct.
Evaluate to form an idea of the amount or value of; assess
Evolution a gradual development
manufacture to make something, especially on a large scale using machinery
manufacturing process the transformation of raw material into finished goods
marketing the promotion and selling of products or services
market research the activity of gathering information about consumers' needs and preferences
mock-up it is a model or replica of a machine or structure for instructional or experimental purposes
mode the value that occurs most frequently in a given data set
model a visual, mathermatical, or three-dimensional representation in detail of an object or design, often smaller than the orginal. A model is often used to test ideas, make changes to a design, and to learn more about what would happen to a similar, real obj.
negotiation mutual discussion and arrangement of the terms of a transaction or agreement
norminal size the designnation of the size established for a commercial product
non-renewable resource a resource or raw material that cannot be grown or replaced once used
normal distribution a function that represents the distribution of variables as a symmertrical bell-shaped graph
occupation safety and health administration (OSHA) A government organization whose mission is to assure the safety and health of america's workers
problem statement a part of design brief that clearly and concisely identifies a client's or target consumer's problem, need, or want
process Human activities used to create, design, transform, produce, cintrol, maintain, and use products or systems; a systermatic sequence of actions that combines resources to produce an output
product a tangible artifact produced by means of either human or mechanical work, or by biological or chemical process
product lifecycle stages a product goes through gfrom concept and use to eventual withdrawl from the market place
profile an outline of something as seen from one side
raw material any natural resource that is used to make finished products
renewable resource a resource of raw material that can be grown and replaced
repeatability the ability to replicate or duplicate a result
research the systematic study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions
residue a small amount of something that remains after the main part has gone or been taken or used
standard something considered by an authority or by general consent as a basis of comparison
statistics collecyion of methods for planning experiments, obtaining data, organizing, summarizing, presenting, analyzing, interpreting, and drawing conclusions
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