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Ethics Vocab


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Design Brief A written plan that identifies a problem to be solved, its criteria,and its criter constraints. The design brief is used to encourage thinking of all aspects of a problem before attemting a solution
Design Statement A part of design brief that challenges the designer, describes what a design solution should do without decribing how to solve the problem or satisfy human need and wnts and to winno down the possible solutions to one final choice
Design Statement A part of design brief that challenges the designer, describes wha 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 desins any variety of things. this usuall implies the task of creating drawings or in some ways 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 enviroment
Engineer A person who is trained in and uses technological and scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
Engineer's Notebook 1. A record of design ideas generated in the course of an engineer's employment that may not claim as their own. It is an archival record of new ideas and engineerig research achievments
English System Also referred to as the U.S. Customary system, The measuring system based on the foot, second, and pund as units of length,time, and weight or mass
Enviromental Protection Agency (EPA) EPA is the acronym for the Enviromental 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 efficientls
Ethical Conforming 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 machinerey
Manufacturing Process The transformation of raw material into finished goods through one or more of the following: Casting and molding, shaping and reshaping, shearing, pulverizing, machinery, for material removal, or joining by transforming using heat or chemical reaction....
Marketing The promotion and selling of products or seervices
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 freuently in a given data set
Model A visual, Mathematical, or three dimensional representation in detail of an object or design, often smaller than the original.
Negotiation Mutual discussion and arrangement of the terms of a transaction or agreement
Nominal Size The designation of the size established for a commercial product
Non- renewable resource A recource or raw material that cannot be grown or replaced once used
Normal Distribution A function that represents the distribution of variables as a symmetrical bell-shaped graph
Occupation Safety and Health Administation (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 annd concisely identifies a client's or target consumer's problem, need, or want
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
Product Lifecycle Stages a product goes through from concept and use to eventual withdrawal 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 or 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 somthing that remains after the main part has gone or been taken or used
Standard Somthing consiered by an authority or by general consent as a basis of comparison
Statistics Collection of methods for planning experiments, obtaining data, organizing, summarizing, presenting, analyzing, interpreting, and drawing conclusions based on data
Obligations Requirements arising from a person's situation or circumstances
Software Piracy The illeagal copying, distrubution or use of software
Whistle Blowing When a person raises a concern about wrongdoing occuring in an orginization or body of people
NSPE Stands for National Society of Professional Engineers
NIEE Stands for National Institute for Engineering Ethics
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