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IED_KeyTerms_Unit 4

Annotate To add explanatory notes to a drawing
Assembly A group of machined or handmade parts that fit together to form a unit
Assembly Drawing Drawings showing parts of an item when assembled
Cartesian Coordinate System A rectangular coordinate system created by three perpindicular axes, labeled X,Y, and Z
Component A part or element of a larger whole
Computer-Aided Design The use of a computer to assist in the process of designing a part, circuit, building, etc.
Degree of Freedom The variables by which an object can move, usually around three axes of movement
Design Brief A written plan that identifies a problem to be solved, its criteria, and its constraints.
Design 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
Domain The set of imput values of a function
Extrusion A modeling process that creates a three-dimensional form by defining a closed two-dimensional shape and a length
Function A relationship from one set (called the domain)to another set (called the range) that assigns to each element of the domain exactly one element of the range.
Geometric Constraint Constant, non-numerical relationships between the parts of a geometric figure such as parallelism, perpendicularity and concentricity.
Marketing The promotion and selling of products or services
Mathematical Modeling The process of choosing and using appropriate mathematics and statistics to analyze empirical situations, to understand them better, and to improve decisions.
Mock-up A model or replica of a machine or structure for instructional or experimental purposes.
Model A visual, mathematical, or three-dimensional representation in detail of an object or design, often smaller than the original.
Origin A fixed point from which coordinates are measured.
Packaging Materials used to wrap or protect goods.
Pattern A repeated decorative design
Physical Model A physical representation of an object. Prototypes and appearance models are physical models.
Plane A flat surface on which a straight line joining any two points would wholly lie.
Portfolio A collection of documents selected for a particular purpose which may contain reflection on the contents of the documents or the related purpose.
Prototype A full-scale working model used to test and improve a design concept by making actual observations and necessary adjustments
Range The set of output values of a function
Revolution Creating a 3D solid or surface by revolving a 2D shape about an axis.
Rotation Turning around an axis or center point.
Round A rounded exterior blend between two surfaces
Scale Model An enlarged or reduced representation of an object that is usually intended for study purposes.
Scoring Making an impression or crease in a box to facilitate bending, folding, or tearing
Solid A three-dimensional body or geometric form
Solid Modeling A typ0e of 3D CAD modeling that represents the volume of an object, not just its lines and surfaces.
Subassembly An assembled part that is a part of a larger assembly
Translation Motion in which all particles of a body move with the same velocity along parallel paths
Working Drawings Drawings that convey all of the information needed to manufacture and assemble a design.
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