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Concepts Of Engineering And Technology

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

2. Arguably the most important engineering achievement.

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

4. Repeating - cyclical

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

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

7. 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.

8. 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.

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

10. It became a problem

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

12. Flourished during the industrial revolution

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

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

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

16. Became a widespread way of developing resources

17. Major technological developments

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

19. An object produced or shaped by human craft.

20. An assemblage or combination of things or parts forming a complex or unitary whole

21. 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.

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

23. 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.

24. Increased as a power source during instrialization

25. 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

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

27. Important technology

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

29. 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

30. Limitation or restriction.

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

32. 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

33. The iron age

34. 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.

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

36. A system of moral principals

37. The domestication of plants and animals.