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Engineering midterm1

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What is Technology? The use of knowledge and resources to develop products and systems to satisfy people’s needs or wants.
Why do we study technology? So that we can understand, use, and manage it.
How is technology used? To solve problems and extend our capabilities.
How fast is technology growing? Growing exponentially
What are the basic steps in the problem solving method? Understanding the problem, Gathering Info, Developing solutions, implementing solutions, testing and evaluating, redesign and communication
What is a system? A combination of parts that work together to achieve a desired goal
How does a systems model work? inputs to process or resources to output to feedback back to input
What type of outcomes can systems create? Desire, Expected, Undesired, and Unexpected
What can be used to help maintain control of an object while it is going down a slope? Friction
What will happen to an object that goes down a slope that is too steep? It will become out of control, will not be able to stop at the end.
The first hill on any roller coaster is very important because it must... Create enough gravitational potential energy for the coaster to go through the rest of the track without needed any more power.
How can ethical behavior best be described? when one does what is best for everyone.
why would engineers follow their professional ethics code? it provides a clear definition of what the public has a right to expect from responsible engineers.
why should engineers act ethically? that is the way responsible engineers behave.
who is an engineer MOST obligated to? the public welfare
When should registered professional engineers take clients? they are fully technically competent to carry out services
during what age was the development of weapons a major driver of technologies development? during all of the ages and it continues to be
what is a method or process involved in? engineering
from unit 1 notes, what is a model? mathematical formula, a miniature representation, and a simplified system
Which career uses a design team? engineer
Provide 3 examples of a constraint can include economic, environmental, ethical and Legal, Health and Safety, Manufacturability, political and social-FDA, language
what can be identified as a thing? technology
what explains what is or what already exists? science
what law states computing power increases exponentially? Moore's Law
when will Engineers be out of work? When will mankind's basic needs be met? never, never
which of the following is a limitation? constraint
what is Iterative? who uses or applies this method engineering, engineers
which of the following involves forming a hypothesis? The scientific Method
Most important technological development during the stone age control of fire
most important technological development during the Bronze age Smelting
The rule of law allowed for what? Private property
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