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Concepts Of Engineering And Technology

Subject : engineering
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1. An object produced or shaped by human craft.






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






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






4. Major technological developments






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






6. Repeating - cyclical






7. 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.






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






9. A system of moral principals






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






11. Important technology






12. 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.






13. 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






14. Limitation or restriction.






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






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






17. 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.






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






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






20. The domestication of plants and animals.






21. Flourished during the industrial revolution






22. Became a widespread way of developing resources






23. It became a problem






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






25. 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.






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






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






28. Increased as a power source during instrialization






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






31. The iron age






32. 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






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






34. Arguably the most important engineering achievement.






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






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






37. 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.