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Concepts Of Engineering And Technology

Subject : engineering
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1. The fundamental facilities and systems serving a country - city - or area - as transportation and communication systems - power plants - and schools.






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






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






4. A system of moral principals






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






6. 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






7. 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






8. Increased as a power source during instrialization






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






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






11. 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






12. Became a widespread way of developing resources






13. 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.






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






15. Limitation or restriction.






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






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






18. The iron age






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






20. It became a problem






21. Flourished during the industrial revolution






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






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






24. 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.






25. Arguably the most important engineering achievement.






26. 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.






27. Repeating - cyclical






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






29. 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.






30. An object produced or shaped by human craft.






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






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






33. 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.






34. The domestication of plants and animals.






35. Major technological developments






36. Important technology






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