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Unit 2 tech

Tech vocabulary

TermDefinition
Data Facts and statistics for referencing or analysis.
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.
Design process Collection of methods for planning experiments, obtaining data, organizing, summarizing, presenting, analyzing, interpreting, and drawing conclusions based on data.
Design Statement a part of design brief that challenges the designer, describes what a design solution should do without describing how to solve problem, and identifies the degree to which 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 reffering 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.
English System also referring to as the U.S. customary system. The measuring system based on foot, second, and pound.
EPA EPA is the acronym for the Environmental Protection Agency.
Ergonomics The study of workplace equipment design or how to design devices, machines, or workspace so that people and things interact safely and most efficiently.
Ethical Something considered by an authority or by general consent as a basis of comparison.
Ethics The moral principles governing or influencing conduct.
Evaluate the activity of gathering info. About consumers’ needs and preferences.
Evolution A gradual development.
Manufacture The transformation of raw material into finished goods
Marketing the promotion and selling of products or services
Manufacturing process a systematic problem solving strategy, with criteria and constraints, used to develop many possible solutions to solve problem
Mock-up the designation of the size established for a commercial product.
Mode the value that occurs the most frequently in a given data set.
Model a visual, mathematic, or three-dimensional representation in detail of an object or design, often smaller than the original. a model is often used to test ideas, make changes to a design, and learn more about what would happen to a similar, real object.
Market research Also referred to as an appearance model. It is a model or replica of a machine or structure for instructional or experimental purposes.
Negotiation to form an idea of the amount or value of; asses.
Nominal size To make something, especially on a large scale using machinery. 27. Process: A small amount of something that remains after the main part has gone or been taken or used.
Process A small amount of something that remains after the main part has gone or been taken or used.
Non-renewable resource A resource or raw material that cannot be grown or replaced once used.
Product A tangible artifact produced by means of either human or mechanical work, or by biological or chemical process.
Profile The systematic study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions.
Normal distribution Stages a product goes through from concept and use to eventual withdrawal from the market place
Problem statement Conforming to an established set of principles or accepted professional standards of contact
Raw material Any natural resource that is used to make finishing products.
Repeatability The ability to replicate or duplicate a result.
Research Mutual discussion and arrangement of the terms of a transaction or agreement.
Residue An outline of something as seen from one side.
Standard A function that represents the distribution of variables as a symmetrical bell-shaped graph.
Product lifecycle : Human activities used to create, invent, design, transform, produce, control, maintain, and use products or systems; a systematic of actions that combines resources to produce an output.
Statistics A part of design brief that clearly and concisely identifies a client’s or target consumer’s problem, need, or want.
Renewable resource A resource that can be grown and replaced.
Occupation safety and health administration(OSHA) a government organization whose mission is to assure the safety and health of American’s workers by setting and enforcing standards
Ethics Standards, rules or guidelines for morally or socially approved conduct such as being honest or trustworthy or acting in the best interest of a society.
Obligations specify what must or must not be done for moral, legal, religious, or institutional reasons.
Software Piracy The illegal copying, distribution or use of software. Types of software piracy, for example, include: 1) purchasing a single user license and loading it onto multiple computers or a server.
Whistle Blowing When a person raises a concern about wrongdoing occurring in an organization or body of people.
A person’s behavior is always ethical when he or she: Does what is best for everyone
Engineers should follow their professional ethics code because: It provides a clear definition of what the public has a right to expect from responsible engineers
Engineers should act ethically because: That is the way responsible engineers behave
The first and foremost obligation of registered professional engineers is to: The public welfare
Registered professional engineers should undertake services for clients only when: They are fully technically competent to carry out the services
National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Is the only engineering society that represents individual engineering professionals and licensed engineers (PEs) across all disciplines.
National Institute for Engineering Ethics (NIEE) Is an official component of the Murdough Center for Engineering Professionalism in the College of Engineering at Texas Tech University.
Created by: m1107422