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Concepts Of Engineering And Technology

Subject : engineering
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1. Of or pertaining to a practical point of view or practical considerations.

2. It became a problem

3. 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.

4. Limitation or restriction.

5. 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.

6. 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.

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

8. Flourished during the industrial revolution

9. 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

10. Repeating - cyclical

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

12. A system of moral principals

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

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

15. 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.

16. 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

17. Important technology

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

19. An object produced or shaped by human craft.

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

21. The domestication of plants and animals.

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

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

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

26. 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

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

28. Major technological developments

29. Became a widespread way of developing resources

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

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

32. Arguably the most important engineering achievement.

33. The iron age

34. Increased as a power source during instrialization

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

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

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.