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Concepts Of Engineering And Technology

Subject : engineering
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1. An assemblage or combination of things or parts forming a complex or unitary whole






2. The fundamental facilities and systems serving a country - city - or area - as transportation and communication systems - power plants - and schools.






3. An object produced or shaped by human craft.






4. Of or pertaining to a practical point of view or practical considerations.






5. The branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures






6. Allowed the substitution of animal power for human power.






7. The wealth - whether in money or property - owned or employed in business by an individual - firm - corporation - etc






8. Repeating - cyclical






9. A person who organizes and manages any enterprise - especially a business - usually with considerable initiative and risk






10. Human factors engineering - an applied science that coordinates the design of devices - systems - and physical working conditions with the capacities and requirements of a worker.






11. Something considered by an authority or by general consent as a basis of comparison; those morals - ethnics - habits - ect. - established by an authority - custom - or an individual as an acceptable.






12. The practical application of science to commerce or industry. Generally takes the form of an artifact.






13. A system of moral principals






14. The printing press - clocks - gunpowder - eyeglasses - and flush toilets.






15. The behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular social - ethnic - or age group






16. Increased as a power source during instrialization






17. Originally - the art of managing machines; in its modern and extended sense - the art and science by which the mechanical properties of matter are made useful to man in structures and machines; ABET: 'The profession in which knowledge of the mathemat






18. It became a problem






19. Limitation or restriction.






20. Financial Considerations; the science that deals with the production - distribution - and consumption of goods and services - or the material welfare of human kind.






21. A representation - generally in miniature - to show the construction or appearance of something; a simplified representation of a system or phenomenon - as in the sciences or economics - with any hypothesis required to describe the system or explain






22. Important technology






23. The iron age






24. To fuse or melt (ore) in order to separate the metal contained; to obtain or refine (metal) in this way.






25. Led to an increase in the ownership of private property.






26. The domestication of plants and animals.






27. A new - useful process - machine - improvement - ect. - that did not exist previously and is recognized as the product as the product of some unique intuition of genius - as distinguished from ordinary mechanical skill or craftsmanship.






28. The exchange of one thing for another of more of less value - especially to affect a compromise






29. Flourished during the industrial revolution






30. Knowledge of principals and causes; especially - such knowledge when it relates to the physical world and its phenomena - the nature - constitution - and forces of matter - the qualities and functions of living tissues - etc.






31. Major technological developments






32. A substance composed of two or more metals - or of a metal or metals with a nonmetal - intimately mixed - as by fusion or Electro- deposition.






33. Became a widespread way of developing resources






34. Arguably the most important engineering achievement.






35. A highly structured system of human organization for large- scale community living that normally furnishes protection - continuity - security - and a national identity for its members






36. A new way of doing something; an improvement on an existing form - composition or processes.






37. A standard of judgment or criticism; a rule or principal for evaluating or testing something