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engineering

TermDefinition
1. Data facts and statistics used for reference or analysis
2. 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.
3. Design Process a systematic problem-solving strategy, with criteria and constraints, used to develop many possible solutions to a problem or to satisfy human needs and wants and winnow (narrow) down the possible solutions to one final choice
4. 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
5. Designer a person who designs any variety of things. This usually implies the task of creating drawings or in some ways uses visual cues to organize his or her work
6. Detail Drawing a dimensioned, working drawing of a single part, also referred to as part drawing
7. Ecosystem a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment 8. Emphasis: special importance, value, or prominence given to something
8. Emphasis special importance, value, or prominence given to something
9. Engineer a person who is trained in and uses technological and scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
10. 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 end engineering research achievements
11. 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
12. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) EPA is the acronym for the Environmental Protection Agency
13. 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
14. Ethical conforming to an established set of principles or accepted professional standards of conduct
15. Ethics the moral principles governing or influencing conduct
16. Evaluate to form an idea of the amount or value of; assess
17. Evolution a gradual development
18. Manufacture to make something, especially on a large scale using machinery
19. Marketing the promotion and selling of products or services
20. Manufacturing Process the transformation of raw material into finished goods through one or more of the followingMachining, for material removal, or Joining by transforming using heat or chemical reaction to bond materials
21. 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
22. Mode the value that occurs most frequently in a given data set
23. Model : a visual, mathematical, or three-dimensional representation in detail of an object or design, often smaller than the original.
24. Market Research the activity of gathering info about consumers’ needs and preferences
25. Negotiation mutual discussion and arrangement of the terms of a transaction or agreement
26. Nominal Size the designation of the size established for a commercial product
27. 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
28. Non-Renewable Resource a resource or raw material that cannot be grown or replaced once used
29. Product a tangible artifact produced by means of either human or mechanical work, or by biological or chemical process
30. Profile an outline of something as seen from one side
31. Normal Distribution : a function that represents the distribution of variables as a symmetrical bell-shaped graph
32. Problem Statement a part of design brief that clearly and concisely identifies a client's or target consumer's problem, need, or want
33. Raw Material any natural resource that is used to make finished products
34. Repeatability the ability to replicate or duplicate a result
35. Research the systematic study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions
36. Residue a small amount of something that remains after the main part has gone or been taken or used
37. Standard something considered by an authority or by general consent as a basis of comparison
38. Product Lifecycle stages a product goes through from concept and use to eventual withdrawal from the market place
39. Statistics collection of methods for planning experiments, obtaining data, organizing, summarizing, presenting, analyzing, interpreting, and drawing conclusions based on data
40. Renewable Resource a resource or raw material that can be grown and replaced
41. Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) a government organization whose mission is to assure the safety and health of America's workers by setting and enforcing standards
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