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Data facts and statistics used for reference or analysis.
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.
Engineer a person who is trained in and uses technological and scientific knowledge to solve practical problems.
Ergonomics the study of work place equipment design or how to arrange and design devices, machines, or workspace so that people and things interact safely and most efficiently.
Evolution a gradual development.
Mock-up : also referred to as an appearance model. It is a model or replica of a machine or structure for instructional or experimental purposes.
Negotiation mutual discussion and arrangement of the terms of a transaction or agreement.
Product a tangible artifact produced by means of either human or mechanical work, or by biological or chemical process.
Raw material any natural resource that is used to make finished products.
Standard something considered by an authority or by general consent as a basis of comparison.
OSHA organization whose mission is to assure the safety and health of America’s workers by setting and enforcing standards
Design brief a written plan that identifies a problem to be solved, its criteria, and its constraints. The design brief is used to encourage thinking of all aspects of a problem before attempting a solution.
Detail Drawing a dimensioned, working drawing of a single part, also referred to as part drawing.
Engineer’s Notebook also referred to as an engineer’s logbook, a Design notebook, or designer’s notebook 1. A record of design ideas generated in the course of an engineer’s employment that others may not claim as their own.
Ethical conforming to an established set of principles or accepted professional standards of contact.
Manufacture to make something, especially on a large scale using machinery.
Mode the value that occurs most frequently in a given data set.
Nominal size the designation of the size established for a commercial product.
Profile an outline of something as seen from one side.
Repeatability the ability to replicate or duplicate a result.
Product Lifecycle stages a product goes through from concept and use.
Design process the systematic study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions.
Ecosystem a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment.
English system also referred to as the U.S. customary system. The measuring system based on the foot, second and pound as units of length, time, and weight or mass.
Ethics the moral principles governing or influencing conduct.
Marketing the promotion and selling of products or services.
Model a visual, mathematical, or three-dimensional representation in detail of an object or design, often smaller than the original.
Process transformation of raw material into finished goods through Casting and molding, Shaping and reshaping for forming, shearing, pulverizing, Machining, for material removal , or joining by transformation using heat or chemical reaction to bond materials
Normal distribution : a function that represents the distribution of variables as a symmetrical bell- shaped graph.
Research 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 winnow down the possible solutions to one final choice.
Statistics collection of methods for planning experiments, obtaining data, organizing, summarizing, presenting, analyzing, interpreting, and drawing conclusions based on data.
Design Statement a part of the design brief that clearly and concisely identifies a client’s target or consumer’s problem, need, or want.
Emphasis special importance, value, or prominence given to something .
EPA is the acronym for the Environmental Protection agency.
Evaluate to form an idea of the amount of; assess.
Manufacturing process human activities used to create, invent, design , transform, produce control, maintain, and use products or systems; a systematic sequence of actions that combines resources to produce an output.
Market research the activity of gathering information about consumers’ needs and preferances.
Non-Renewable resource a resource or raw material that cannot be grown or replaced once used.
Problem statement a part of a 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.
Residue a small amount of something that remains after the main part has gone or been taken or used.
Renewable resource A resource of raw material that can be grown and replaced.
NIEE National institute for engineering ethics National Institute for Engineering Ethics National Institute for Engineering Ethics
NSPE National society of professional engineers National Society of Professional Engineers National Society of Professional Engineers
A person is ethical when? Does what is best for everybody
Engineers should follow their professional ethics code because... It provides a clear defintion of what the public has a right to expect from responsible engineers.
The first and foremost obligation of registered professionalis to the... Public welfare.
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