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Engineering Design Progress

Engineering Design Process Application of math, science, and technical principles to solve problems.
Engineer A person trained in the design, construction, and use of a system or machine.
Ask 1st step of the design process. Define the problem, criteria, and constraints.
Criteria The standards that will make the solution successful
Constraints The limitations in the engineering process.
Imagine 2nd step of the design process. Brainstorm ideas. Be creative and open-minded.
Plan 3rd step of the design process. Choose a solution. Gather materials and draw a diagram.
Create/Test 4th step of the design process. Build a prototype and test it out.
Improve 5th step of the design process. Share results and discuss how to make your prototype better.
Prototype An operating version of a solution. Often made with cheaper materials than the final version.
Lever A rigid bar resting on a fulcrum that is used to lift a load.
Pulley A wheel with a grooved rim around which a cord passes.
Inclined Plane A plane inclined at an angle to the horizontal.
Wheel and Axle A machine consisting of cylindrical drum or shaft joined to a wheel.
Wedge A piece of wood, metal, or other material that is thick at one end and tapers to a thin edge.
Screw A slender, sharp-pointed metal pin with a raised thread running around it and containing a slotted head.
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