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    • Engineering

    • Engineering is the application of mathematics and scientific, economic, social, and practical knowledge in order to invent, innovate, design, build, maintain, research, and improve structures, machines, tools, systems, components, materials, processes, solutions, and organizations. The discipline of engineering is ext ... Read »


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    • Outline of engineering

    • The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to engineering: Engineering – discipline, art, skill and profession of acquiring and applying scientific, mathematical, economic, social, and practical knowledge, in order to design and build structures, machines, devices, systems, materials an ... Read »


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    • Advanced composite materials (engineering)

    • Advanced composite materials (ACMs) are also known as advanced polymer matrix composites. These are generally characterized or determined by unusually high strength fibres with unusually high stiffness, or modulus of elasticity characteristics, compared to other materials, while bound together by weaker matrices. These ... Read »


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    • Amplification factor

    • In structural engineering the amplification factor is the ratio of second order to first order deflections. The amplification factor, also called gain, is the extent to which an analog amplifier boosts the strength of a signal. In calculations this is represented by the symbol AF In numerical analysis the amplificat ... Read »


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    • Applied engineering (field)

    • Applied engineering is the field concerned with the application of management, design, and technical skills for the design and integration of systems, the execution of new product designs, the improvement of manufacturing processes, and the management and direction of physical and/or technical functions of a firm or or ... Read »


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    • Applied physics

    • Applied physics is physics which is intended for a particular technological or practical use. It is usually considered as a bridge or a connection between physics and engineering. "Applied" is distinguished from "pure" by a subtle combination of factors such as the motivation and attitude of researchers and the nature ... Read »


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    • Artes Mechanicae

    • Artes Mechanicae, or mechanical arts, are a medieval concept of ordered practices or skills, often juxtaposed to the traditional seven liberal arts Artes liberales. Also called "servile" and "vulgar", from antiquity they had been deemed unbecoming for a free man, as ministering to baser needs. Johannes Scotus Eriugena ... Read »


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    • Association of Maldivian Engineers

    • The Association of Maldivian Engineers (AME) was registered in 2008 and represents engineers working in the Maldives. It is the professional association for engineers in the country of the Maldives. The AME joined the World Council of Civil Engineers in 2013. ... Read »


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    • Automation engineering

    • Automation engineering has two different meanings: Automation engineers are experts who have the knowledge and ability to design, create, develop and manage systems, for example, factory automation, process automation and warehouse automation. Automation engineering is the integration of standard engineering fiel ... Read »


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    • Bending moment

    • A bending moment is the reaction induced in a structural element when an external force or moment is applied to the element causing the element to bend. The most common or simplest structural element subjected to bending moments is the beam. The example shows a beam which is simply supported at both ends. Simply suppor ... Read »


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    • Blackhill Engineering

    • Blackhill Engineering is a British engineering and metalwork fabrication company. The company is based in Devon and has been trading for over 60 years. Blackhill Engineering Ltd has existed in various forms since the 1950s, its main role was originally to be an engineering support services provider for English Chi ... Read »


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    • Boundary friction

    • Boundary friction occurs when a surface is at least partially wet, but not so lubricated that there is no direct friction between two surfaces. When two consistent, unlubricated surfaces slide against each other, there is a specific, predictable amount of friction that occurs. This amount increases as velocity does, b ... Read »


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    • Building engineering physics

    • The term building engineering physics was introduced in a report released in January 2010 commissioned by The Royal Academy of Engineering. The report, entitled Engineering a Low Carbon Built Environment: The Discipline of Building Engineering Physics, presents the initiative of many at the Royal fAcademy of Engineerin ... Read »


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    • Chinese Institute of Engineers USA

    • Chinese Institute of Engineers USA (CIE / USA) is a non-profit, non-political organization serving the engineering community in the United States. CIE was founded in 1917 in New York, and will be celebrating its centennial in 2017. Recognizing the need for engineers to help modernize China in early 20th century, s ... Read »


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    • Letitia Chitty

    • Letitia Chitty (15 July 1897 – 29 September 1982) was an English engineer who became a respected structural analytical engineer, achieving several firsts for women engineers, including becoming the first female fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and the first female recipient of the Telford Medal. Chitt ... Read »


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    • Compensation (engineering)

    • In engineering, compensation is planning for side effects or other unintended issues in a design. In a more simpler term, it's a "counter-procedure" plan on expected side effect performed to produce more efficient and useful results. The design of an invention can itself also be to compensate for some other existing is ... Read »


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    • Computer-integrated manufacturing

    • Computer-integrated manufacturing (CIM) is the manufacturing approach of using computers to control the entire production process. This integration allows individual processes to exchange information with each other and initiate actions. Although manufacturing can be faster and less error-prone by the integration of co ... Read »


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    • Construction contract

    • A construction contract is a mutual or legally binding agreement between two parties based on policies and conditions recorded in document form. The two parties involved are one or more owners, and one or more contractors. The owner has full authority to decide what type of contract should be used for a specific develo ... Read »


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    • Contextualization (computer science)

    • In computer science, contextualization is an initialization phase permitting one, at instantiation time, to set or override properties having unknown or default values at the time of template creation. Templates permit one to define generic capacities and behavior of objects, and default values for some object propert ... Read »


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    • Corrosion engineering

    • Corrosion Engineering is the specialist discipline of applying scientific knowledge, natural laws and physical resources in order to design and implement materials, structures, devices, systems and procedures to manage the natural phenomenon known as corrosion. Generally related to Metallurgy, Corrosion Engineering als ... Read »


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    • Daffodil Polytechnic Institute

    • Daffodil Polytechnic Institute (Bengali: ড্যাফোডিল পলিটেকনিক ইন্সটিটিউট]) (DPI), is a Pioneer Polytechnic in Bangladesh for Providing Diploma in Engineering. It is a Private Polyte ... Read »


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    • Darcy number

    • In fluid dynamics through porous media, the Darcy number (Da) represents the relative effect of the permeability of the medium versus its cross-sectional area—commonly the diameter squared. The number is named after Henry Darcy and is found from nondimensionalizing the differential form of Darcy's Law. This number ... Read »


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    • Delta Flume

    • Delta Flume is a 300 meter long man-made flume with a wave generator that is capable of producing waves as tall as five meters, the world's largest artificial waves. It is located at the Deltares Research Institute outside the city of Delft, Netherlands. It is used to simulate forces generated by natural waves in order ... Read »


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    • Design choice

    • In engineering, a design choice is a possible solution to a problem. Given a design task and a governing set of criteria (design specifications), several conceptual designs may be drafted. Each of these preliminary concepts is a potential design choice. Many never advance beyond the preliminary phase; those that are de ... Read »


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    • Design review

    • A design review is a milestone within a product development process whereby a design is evaluated against its requirements in order to verify the outcomes of previous activities and identify issues before committing to - and if need to be re-prioritise - further work. The ultimate design review, if successful, therefor ... Read »


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    • Design review (U.S. government)

    • In the United States military integrated acquisition lifecycle the Technical section has multiple acquisition "Technical Reviews". Technical reviews and audits assist the acquisition and the number and types are tailored to the acquisition. Overall guidance flows from the Defense Acquisition Guidebook chapter 4, with l ... Read »


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    • Design tool

    • Design tools are objects, media, or computer programs, which can be used to design. They may influence the process of production, expression and perception of design ideas and therefore need to be applied skillfully. New ideas can come by way of experimenting with tools and methods. Some designers explore ideas us ... Read »


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    • Detailed engineering

    • Detailed engineering are studies which creates a full definition of every aspect of a project development. It includes all the studies to be performed before project construction starts. Detail engineering studies are a key component for every project development across Mining, Infrastructure, energy, oil&gas sectors. ... Read »


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    • Diagonal scale

    • Diagonal scale is an engineering measuring instrument which is composed of a set of parallel straight lines which are obliquely crossed by another set of straight lines. Diagonal scales are used to measure small fractions of the unit of measurement. Diagonal scale is derived from the Latin word Diagonalis. The Lat ... Read »


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    • Digital materialization

    • Digital materialization (DM) can loosely be defined as two-way direct communication or conversion between matter and information that enables people to exactly describe, monitor, manipulate and create any arbitrary real object. DM is a general paradigm alongside a specified framework that is suitable for computer proc ... Read »


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    • Double subscript notation

    • In engineering, double-subscript notation is notation used to indicate some variable between two points (each point being represented by one of the subscripts). In electronics, the notation is usually used to indicate the direction of current or voltage, while in mechanical engineering it is sometimes used to describe ... Read »


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    • Electrical system design

    • Electrical system design is the design of electrical systems. This can be as simple as a flashlight cell connected through two wires to a light bulb or as involved as the space shuttle. Electrical systems are groups of electrical components connected to carry out some operation. Often the systems are combined with othe ... Read »


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    • Elegant degradation

    • Elegant degradation is a term used in engineering to describe what occurs to machines which are subject to constant, repetitive stress. Externally, such a machine maintains the same appearance to the user, appearing to function properly. Internally, the machine slowly weakens over time. Eventually, unable to withstand ... Read »


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    • Energy and environmental engineering

    • Energy and environmental Engineering is a branch of engineering which seeks to efficiently use energy and to maintain the environment. Energy engineers require knowledge across many disciplines. Careers include: built environment, renewable and traditional energy industries In this area, Solar radiation is important a ... Read »


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    • Energy separating agent

    • In chemical separation processes, an Energy separating agent (ESA) is the heat or shaft work added to facilitate the separation of two chemical species. It is contrasted with a mass separating agent, which is any chemical species added to the reaction that facilitates the reaction. ESAs are used in many common separati ... Read »


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    • Engineering analysis

    • Engineering analysis involves the application of scientific analytic principles and processes to reveal the properties and state of a system, device or mechanism under study. Engineering analysis is decompositional: it proceeds by separating the engineering design into the mechanisms of operation or failure, analysing ... Read »


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    • Engineering change notice

    • An engineering change notice (ECN), or change notice, is a document which records or authorizes a change to a specific design. The reasons for the change should also be recorded. Following sound engineering principles, control and documentation are necessary to ensure that changes are built upon a known foundation and ... Read »


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    • Engineering change order

    • Engineering change orders (ECO) are used for changes in components, assemblies, or documents such as processes and work instructions. They may also be used for changes in specifications. ECOs are also called an "engineering change note", engineering change notice (ECN), or just an engineering change (EC). In a typica ... Read »


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    • Engineering design management

    • Engineering design management is a knowledge area within engineering management. It represents the adaptation and application of customary management practices, with the intention of achieving a productive engineering design process. Engineering design management is primarily applied in the context of engineering desig ... Read »


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    • Engineering design process

    • The engineering design process is a methodical series of steps that engineers use in creating functional products and processes. The process is highly iterative - parts of the process often need to be repeated many times before another can be entered - though the part(s) that get iterated and the number of such cycles ... Read »


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    • Engineering drawing

    • An engineering drawing, a type of technical drawing, is used to fully and clearly define requirements for engineered items. Engineering drawing (the activity) produces engineering drawings (the documents). More than merely the drawing of pictures, it is also a language—a graphical language that communicates ideas ... Read »


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    • Engineering drawing abbreviations and symbols

    • Engineering drawing abbreviations and symbols are used to communicate and detail the characteristics of an engineering drawing. This list includes abbreviations common to the vocabulary of people who work with engineering drawings in the manufacture and inspection of parts and assemblies. Technical standards exist to ... Read »


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    • Engineering duty officer

    • An engineering duty officer is a restricted line officer in the United States Navy, involved with the design, acquisition, construction, repair, maintenance, conversion, overhaul, or disposal of ships, submarines, aircraft carriers, and the systems on those platforms (weapons, command and control, communications, compu ... Read »


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    • Engineering ethics

    • Engineering ethics is the field of applied ethics and system of moral principles that apply to the practice of engineering. The field examines and sets the obligations by engineers to society, to their clients, and to the profession. As a scholarly discipline, it is closely related to subjects such as the philosophy of ... Read »


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    • Engineering law

    • Engineering law (or law in engineering) is the empirical study of the application of laws and legal strategy in engineering. Applied law aims to explain how law interacts with industry. The current school of thought within the academic community of lawyers and engineers is the paradigm. Commonly, professionals have a ... Read »


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    • Engineering research

    • Engineering research seeks improvements in theory and practice in fields such as (for example) high-speed computation, bioengineering, earthquake prediction, power systems, nanotechnology and construction. Major contributors to engineering research around the world include governments, private business, and academia. ... Read »


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    • Engineering statistics

    • Engineering statistics combines engineering and statistics: ... Read »


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    • Engineering studies

    • Engineering studies is an interdisciplinary branch of social sciences and humanities devoted to the study of engineers and their activities. Studying engineers refers among other to the history and the sociology of their profession, its institutionalization and organization, the social composition and structure of the ... Read »


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    • Engineering, procurement, and construction management

    • "Engineering, Procurement, and Construction" (EPC) is a particular form of contracting arrangement used in some industries where the EPC Contractor is made responsible for all the activities from design, procurement, construction, to commissioning and handover of the project to the End-User or Owner. This form of contr ... Read »


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    • Enhanced Acoustic Simulator for Engineers

    • Enhanced Acoustic Simulator for Engineers (EASE) is an engineering design and analysis software for optimizing acoustics. The full product is licensed and copy protected. It can perform complex analysis in three-dimensional space. There is a free-to-use web-based version available for two-dimensional analysis with limi ... Read »


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    • Event chain diagram

    • Event chain diagrams are visualizations that show the relationships between events and tasks and how the events affect each other. Event chain diagrams are introduced as a part of event chain methodology. Event chain methodology is an uncertainty modeling and schedule network analysis technique that is focused on iden ... Read »


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    • Event chain methodology

    • Event chain methodology is an uncertainty modeling and schedule network analysis technique that is focused on identifying and managing events and event chains that affect project schedules. Event chain methodology is the next advance beyond critical path method and critical chain project management. Event chain method ... Read »


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    • Field (mineral deposit)

    • The field is a mineral deposit containing a metal or other valuable resources in a cost-competitive concentration. It is usually used in the context of a mineral deposit from which it is convenient to extract its metallic component. The deposits are exploited by the mines in the case of solid mineral deposits (iron typ ... Read »


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    • Fractography

    • Fractography is the study of the fracture surfaces of materials. Fractographic methods are routinely used to determine the cause of failure in engineering structures, especially in product failure and the practice of forensic engineering or failure analysis. In material science research, fractography is used to develop ... Read »


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    • Front-end engineering

    • Front-End Engineering (FEE), or Front-End Engineering Design (FEED), is an engineering design approach used to control project expenses and thoroughly plan a project before a fix bid quote is submitted. It may also be referred to as Pre-project planning (PPP), front-end loading (FEL), feasibility analysis, or early pro ... Read »


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    • Function (engineering)

    • In engineering, a function is interpreted as a specific process, action or task that a system is able to perform. In the lifecycle of engineering projects, there are usually distinguished subsequently: Requirements and Functional specification documents. The Requirements usually specifies the most important attrib ... Read »


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    • Functional decomposition

    • Functional decomposition refers broadly to the process of resolving a functional relationship into its constituent parts in such a way that the original function can be reconstructed (i.e., recomposed) from those parts by function composition. In general, this process of decomposition is undertaken either for the purpo ... Read »


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    • Gap analysis

    • In management literature, gap analysis involves the comparison of actual performance with potential or desired performance. If an organization does not make the best use of current resources, or forgoes investment in capital or technology, it may produce or perform below its potential. This concept is similar to an eco ... Read »


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    • Gate (engineering)

    • In engineering, a gate is a rotating or sliding structure, supported by hinges or by a rotating horizontal or vertical axis, that can be located at an extreme of a large pipe or canal in order to control the flow of water or any fluid from one side to the other. It is usually placed at the mouth of irrigation channels ... Read »


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    • Glossary of artificial intelligence

    • This glossary of artificial intelligence terms is about artificial intelligence, its sub-disciplines, and related fields. ... Read »


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    • Glossary of electrical and electronics engineering

    • This glossary of electrical and electronics engineering pertains specifically to electrical and electronics engineering. For a broad overview of engineering, see glossary of engineering. ... Read »


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    • Glossary of engineering

    • This glossary of engineering terms is a broad overview of the major concepts of engineering. Please see the bottom of the page for glossaries of specific fields of engineering. ... Read »


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    • Glossary of levelling terms

    • This is a glossary of levelling terms. Levelling is a surveying method used to find relative height, one use of which is to ensure ground is level during construction, for example, when excavating to prepare for laying a foundation for a house. ... Read »


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    • GoldieBlox

    • GoldieBlox is an interactive toy company for girls. GoldieBlox launched in 2012 and went from a prototype on Kickstarter to more than $1m of pre-orders placed in under a month. In just under two years, GoldieBlox has made its way to Toys "R" Us, Amazon, and more than 6,000 retailers worldwide, including Canada, Austral ... Read »


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    • Good engineering practice

    • "Good engineering practice" or "GEP" is engineering and technical activities that ensure that a company manufactures products of the required quality as expected (e.g., by the relevant regulatory authorities). Good engineering practices are to ensure that the development and/or manufacturing effort consistently generat ... Read »


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    • Grubbing

    • Grubbing or clearing refers to the removal of trees, shrubs, stumps and rubbish from the future right-of-way of a transportation corridor (i.e. a highway), cut lines or the footprint of a structure. Grubbing is performed following surveying and preceding construction. ... Read »


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    • Hardware architecture

    • In engineering, hardware architecture refers to the identification of a system's physical components and their interrelationships. This description, often called a hardware design model, allows hardware designers to understand how their components fit into a system architecture and provides to software component design ... Read »


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    • Hausman LLC

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      Tami Hausman(Founder and President) Hausman LLC (Hausman Communications) is an American public relations firm based in Manhattan, New York City. Founded in 2008 by Tami Hausman, the firm is a privately held company primarily representing clients in architecture, engineering, construction, and other design-related indu ... Read »


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    • Human sensing

    • Human sensing (also called human detection or human presence detection) encompasses a range of technologies for detecting the presence of a human body in an area of space, typically without the intentional participation of the detected person. Common applications include search and rescue, surveillance, and customer an ... Read »


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    • Humanitarian engineering

    • Humanitarian engineering is research and design to directly improve the well-being of poor, marginalized, or under-served communities, which often lack the means to address pressing problems. Training for one who participates in humanitarian engineering incorporates history, politics, economics, sociology, language, a ... Read »


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    • Hydrostatic test

    • A hydrostatic test is a way in which pressure vessels such as pipelines, plumbing, gas cylinders, boilers and fuel tanks can be tested for strength and leaks. The test involves filling the vessel or pipe system with a liquid, usually water, which may be dyed to aid in visual leak detection, and pressurization of the ve ... Read »


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    • ICME cyberinfrastructure

    • Integrated computational materials engineering (ICME) involves the integration of experimental results, design models, simulations, and other computational data related to a variety of materials used in multiscale engineering and design. Central to the achievement of ICME goals has been the creation of a cyberinfrastru ... Read »


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    • Illinois Solar Decathlon

    • Illinois Solar Decathlon (ISD) is an interdisciplinary organization based in the Champaign-Urbana, IL and is the official Solar Decathlon team for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is also closely affiliated with the Illinois School of Architecture. Illinois Solar Decathlon was formed in 2007 afte ... Read »


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    • Imagineering

    • Imagineering is a portmanteau combining the words "imagination" and "engineering". Imagineering is the implementing of creative ideas into practical form. The word is a registered trademark of The Walt Disney Company, and is well known for its use within the name of Walt Disney Imagineering; however, contrary to popul ... Read »


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    • Improvisation

    • Improvisation is broad term referring to the process of devising an atypical method of solving a problem due to lack of time or resources. In a technical context, this can mean adapting a device for some use other than that which it was designed for, or building a device from unusual components in an ad-hoc fashion. Im ... Read »


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    • Instrumentation and control engineering

    • Instrumentation is defined as the art and science of measurement and control of process variables within a production or manufacturing area. The process variables used in industries are Level, Pressure, Temperature, Humidity, Flow, pH, Force, Speed etc. Control engineering or control systems engineering is the engineer ... Read »


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    • Integrated computational materials engineering

    • Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME) is an approach to design products, the materials that comprise them, and their associated materials processing methods by linking materials models at multiple length scales. Key words are "Integrated", involving integrating models at multiple length scales, and "Eng ... Read »


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    • Interoperation

    • In engineering, interoperation is the setup of ad hoc components and methods to make two or more systems work together as a combined system with some partial functionality during a certain time, possibly requiring human supervision to perform necessary adjustments and corrections. This contrasts to interoperability, w ... Read »


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    • Ki-Gass

    • The Ki-Gass system, also referred to as Kigass or K-Gas, is "a system of starting petrol and Diesel engines by injecting finely divided fuel in the form of a mist into the in-take pipe." The system uses a hand-pump to spray fuel into the air in-take, thus priming the engine for easier starting. In the case of diesel en ... Read »


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    • Latent human error

    • A latent human error is a human error which is likely to be made due to systems or routines that are formed in such a way that humans are disposed to making these errors. Latent human error is a term used in safety work and accident prevention, especially in aviation. By gathering data about errors made, then collatin ... Read »


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    • Level of invention

    • Level of invention (or degree of inventiveness, or level of solution, or rank of solution, or rank of invention) is a relative degree of changes to the previous system (or solution) in the result of solution of inventive problem (one containing a contradiction). Term was defined and introduced by TRIZ author G. S. Alts ... Read »


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    • Macro-engineering

    • In engineering, macro-engineering (alternatively known as macroengineering or macro engineering and as mega engineering) is the implementation of extremely large-scale design projects. It can be seen as a branch of civil engineering or structural engineering but just on a very large land area. In particular, macro-engi ... Read »


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    • Manifold (fluid mechanics)

    • A manifold is a wide and/or bigger pipe, or channel, into which smaller pipes or channels lead. Types of manifolds in engineering include: In biology manifolds are found in: Manifolds are used in: ... Read »


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    • Materials informatics

    • Materials informatics is a field of study that applies the principles of informatics to materials science and engineering to better understand the use, selection, development, and discovery of materials. This is an emerging field, with a goal to achieve high-speed and robust acquisition, management, analysis, and disse ... Read »


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    • Maximum allowable operating pressure

    • Maximum allowable operating pressure or MAOP refers to the wall strength of a pressurized cylinder such as a pipeline or storage tank and how much pressure the walls may safely hold in normal operation. The MAOP is less than the MAWP (maximum allowable working pressure). MAWP being the maximum pressure based on the des ... Read »


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    • Mechanobiology

    • Mechanobiology is an emerging field of science at the interface of biology and engineering that focuses on how physical forces and changes in the mechanical properties of cells and tissues contribute to development, cell differentiation, physiology, and disease. A major challenge in the field is understanding mechanotr ... Read »


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    • Miniwiz

    • MINIWIZ, LTD.

      Miniwiz (or MINIWIZ, LTD., 小智研發股份有限公司) is an Internationally operating and privately owned company dedicated to upcycling consumer trash and industrial waste. It creates low carbon footprint materials, semi-finished goods and building modules suitable for uses ranging f ... Read »


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    • Moment-resisting frame

    • Moment-resisting frame is a rectilinear assemblage of beams and columns, with the beams rigidly connected to the columns. Resistance to lateral forces is provided primarily by rigid frame action – that is, by the development of bending moment and shear force in the frame members and joints. By virtue of the rigid ... Read »


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    • Multidisciplinary design optimization

    • Multi-disciplinary design optimization (MDO) is a field of engineering that uses optimization methods to solve design problems incorporating a number of disciplines. It is also known as multidisciplinary optimization and multidisciplinary system design optimization (MSDO). MDO allows designers to incorporate all relev ... Read »


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    • Nadal formula

    • The Nadal formula, also called Nadal's formula, is an equation in railway design that relates the downward force exerted by a train's wheels upon the rail, with the lateral force of the wheel's flange against the face of the rail. This relationship is significant in railway design, as a wheel-climb derailment may occur ... Read »


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    • New manufacturing economy

    • The new manufacturing economy (NME) describes the role of advanced manufacturing in the rise of the New Economy. The term describes manufacturing enabled by digital technologies, advanced systems and processes and a highly trained and knowledgeable workforce. The new manufacturing economy integrates networks, 3D printe ... Read »


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    • Non-recurring engineering

    • Non-recurring engineering (NRE) refers to the one-time cost to research, develop, design and test a new product. When budgeting for a new product, NRE must be considered to analyze if a new product will be profitable. Even though a company will pay for NRE on a project only once, NRE costs can be prohibitively high and ... Read »


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    • Engineering notation

    • Engineering notation is a version of scientific notation in which the exponent of ten must be divisible by three (i.e., they are powers of a thousand, but written as, for example, 106 instead of 10002). As an alternative to writing powers of 10, SI prefixes can be used, which also usually provide steps of a factor of a ... Read »


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    • Online engineering

    • Online engineering (OE; sometimes also referred to as remote engineering) is a current trend in engineering and science, aiming to allow and organize a shared use of equipment and resources, but also specialized software (such as for example simulators). Reasons for the growing importance of sharing engineering resour ... Read »


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    • Operating deflection shape

    • Operating deflection shape (ODS), is a term often used in the structural vibration analysis, known as ODS analysis. ODS analysis is a method used for visualisation of the vibration pattern of a machine or structure as influenced by its own operating forces. This is as opposed to the study of the vibration pattern of ... Read »


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    • Organic engineering systems

    • Organic Engineering Systems (OES) are organic, hydroponic, aeroponic or aquaponic farming technologies that are designed as a building engineering system. The main purpose of these technologies is to grow food in buildings. OES are agricultural technologies and are considered a sub-section of ecological engineering, pr ... Read »


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    • Overengineering

    • Overengineering (or over-engineering) is the designing of a product to be more robust or complicated than is necessary for its application, either (charitably) to ensure sufficient factor of safety, sufficient functionality, or because of design errors. Overengineering can be desirable when safety or performance on a p ... Read »


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    • Overhead (engineering)

    • In engineering, some methods or components make special demands on the system. The extra design features necessary to accommodate these demands are called overhead. For instance, in electrical engineering, a particular integrated circuit might draw large current, requiring a robust power delivery circuit and a heat-dis ... Read »


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    • Oxygen compatibility is the issue of compatibility of materials for service in high concentrations of oxygen. It is a critical issue in space, aircraft, medical, underwater diving and industrial applications. Aspects include effects of increased oxygen concentration on the ignition and burning of materials and componen ... Read »


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    • Permanent adjustments of theodolites

    • The permanent adjustments of theodolites are made to establish fixed relationship between the instrument's fundamental lines. The fundamental lines or axis of a transit theodolite include the following:- These adjustments once made last for a long time. These are important for accuracy of observations taken from the i ... Read »


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    • Philosophy of engineering

    • The philosophy of engineering is an emerging discipline that considers what engineering is, what engineers do, and how their work impacts on society. As such, the philosophy of engineering includes aspects of ethics and aesthetics, as well as the ontology, epistemology, etc. that might be studied in, for example, the p ... Read »


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    • Piping and instrumentation diagram

    • A piping and instrumentation diagram/drawing (P&ID) is a diagram in the process industry which shows the piping and vessels in the process flow, together with the instrumentation and control devices. A piping and instrumentation diagram/drawing (P&ID) is defined by the Institute of Instrumentation and Control as f ... Read »


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    • Placebo button

    • A placebo button is a push-button with apparent functionality that actually has no effect when pressed. Such buttons can be psychologically rewarding to pressers by giving an illusion of control. They are commonly placed in situations where it would have once been useful to have such a button but the system now proceed ... Read »


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    • Plasmonic lens

    • In nano-optics, a plasmonic lens generally refers to a lens for surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs), i.e. a device that redirects SPPs to converge towards a single focal point. Because SPPs can have very small wavelength, they can converge into a very small and very intense spot, much smaller than the free space waveleng ... Read »


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    • Plasmonic metamaterial

    • A plasmonic metamaterial is a metamaterial that uses surface plasmons to achieve optical properties not seen in nature. Plasmons are produced from the interaction of light with metal-dielectric materials. Under specific conditions, the incident light couples with the surface plasmons to create self-sustaining, propagat ... Read »


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    • Precision mechanics

    • Precision mechanics (also "fine mechanics") is an engineering discipline that deals with the design and construction of smaller precision machines, often including measuring and control mechanisms of different kinds. The study may be further defined as the practices of rigid body kinematics to the positioning and hold ... Read »


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    • Preconsolidation pressure

    • Preconsolidation pressure is the maximum effective vertical overburden stress that a particular soil sample has sustained in the past. This quantity is important in geotechnical engineering, particularly for finding the expected settlement of foundations and embankments. Alternative names for the preconsolidation press ... Read »


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    • Predictive maintenance

    • Predictive maintenance (PdM) techniques are designed to help determine the condition of in-service equipment in order to predict when maintenance should be performed. This approach promises cost savings over routine or time-based preventive maintenance, because tasks are performed only when warranted. The main promise ... Read »


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    • Professional Engineers Day (U.S.)

    • Professional Engineers Day was launched by the National Society of Professional Engineers in 2016 to celebrate and raise awareness of the contributions of licensed professional engineers in the United States. As of 2015, there were 474,777 licensed professional engineers in the U.S. The first Professional Engineers Day ... Read »


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    • Projected area

    • Projected area is two-dimensional area measurement of a three-dimensional object by projecting its shape on to an arbitrary plane. This is often used in mechanical engineering and architectural engineering related fields, specifically hardness testing, axial stress, wind pressures, and terminal velocity. The geometric ... Read »


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    • Ranging rod

    • A ranging rod is a surveying instrument used for marking the position of stations and for sightings of those stations as well as for ranging straight lines. Initially these were made of light, thin and straight bamboo or of well seasoned wood such as teak, pine or deodar. They were shod with iron at the bottom and surm ... Read »


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    • Reciprocity (engineering)

    • Reciprocity in linear systems is the principle that a response Rab, measured at a location (and direction if applicable) a, when the system has an excitation signal applied at a location (and direction if applicable) b, is exactly equal to Rba which is the response at location b, when that same excitation is applied at ... Read »


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    • Reduced level

    • Reduced Level in surveying refers to equating elevations of survey points with reference to a common assumed datum. It is a vertical distance between survey point and adopted datum plane. Thus it is considered as the base elevation which is used as reference to reckon heights or depths of other important places. Reduce ... Read »


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    • Reference dimension

    • A reference dimension is a dimension on an engineering drawing provided for information only. Reference dimensions are provided for a variety of reasons and are often an accumulation of other dimensions that are defined elsewhere (e.g. on the drawing or other related documentation). These dimensions may also be used fo ... Read »


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    • Reliability-centered maintenance

    • Reliability-centered maintenance (RCM) is a process to ensure that systems continue to do what their users require in their present operating context. It is generally used to achieve improvements in fields such as the establishment of safe minimum levels of maintenance. Successful implementation of RCM will lead to inc ... Read »


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    • Remote laboratory

    • Remote laboratory (also known as online laboratory, remote workbench) is the use of telecommunications to remotely conduct real (as opposed to virtual) experiments, at the physical location of the operating technology, whilst the scientist is utilizing technology from a separate geographical location. Remote laboratory ... Read »


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    • Repetition method

    • In surveying, the repetition method is used to improve precision and accuracy of measurements of horizontal angles. The same angle is measured multiple times, with the survey instrument rotated so that systematic errors tend to cancel. The arithmetic mean of these observations gives true value of an angle. The precisio ... Read »


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    • Residential frame engineering

    • Residential frame engineering typically involves the structural engineering design of the frame structure of a house. Rather than a set of structural plans drafted by an architect or lumber supplier, engineered framing plans are developed by a licensed engineer. A typical set of engineered drawings for a house wil ... Read »


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    • Resilience (engineering and construction)

    • Resilience is a design objective for buildings and infrastructure. It is the ability to absorb or avoid damage without suffering complete failure. ... Read »


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      Rhythm Engineering is a Lenexa, KS-based company that was founded in 2005. The company was founded in a business incubator (Enterprise Center for Johnson County) in a one-room office. Rhythm Engineering's mission is to bring loved ones to their destination safer and faster. The company accomplishes this mission by ... Read »


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    • Schmersal

    • The K.A. Schmersal GmbH & Co. KG, with headquarters in Wuppertal is a global manufacturer of safety switchgear and systems. Additionally, the company is a developer and manufacturer of switchgear for industrial automation and lift technology. The company is being managed in the second and third generation by the foundi ... Read »


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    • Self-powered dynamic systems

    • A Self-powered Dynamic System is defined as a dynamic system powered by its own excessive kinetic energy, renewable energy or a combination of both. The particular area of work is the concept of fully or partially self-powered dynamic systems requiring zero or reduced external energy inputs. The exploited technologies ... Read »


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    • Solid-state chemistry

    • Solid-state chemistry, also sometimes referred to as materials chemistry, is the study of the synthesis, structure, and properties of solid phase materials, particularly, but not necessarily exclusively of, non-molecular solids. It therefore has a strong overlap with solid-state physics, mineralogy, crystallography, ce ... Read »


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    • Southwell plot

    • The Southwell plot is a graphical method of determining experimentally a structure's critical load, without needing to subject the structure to near-critical loads. The technique can be used for nondestructive testing of any structural components that may fail by buckling. Consider a simply supported beam under a comp ... Read »


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    • Spin engineering

    • Spin engineering describes the control and manipulation of quantum spin systems to develop devices and materials. This includes the use of the spin degrees of freedom as a probe for spin based phenomena. Because of the basic importance of quantum spin for physical and chemical processes, spin engineering is relevant fo ... Read »


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    • Sports engineering

    • Sports engineering is the design and production of sports equipment and facilities using advanced material and technology. Examples are golf balls and artificial turf. There are now college degrees in this branch of engineering and engineers with this speciality may pursue a career in the field. ... Read »


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    • SQEP

    • SQEP is an acronym, standing for Suitably Qualified and Experienced Person. It is usually used to designate:- This overall route is usually well-documented to satisfy external regulatory authorities that appropriate personnel are in place along the supply chain to undertake critical responsibilities. The term has gai ... Read »


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    • Standard dimension ratio

    • Standard dimension ratio (SDR) is a method of rating a pipe's durability against pressure. The standard dimension ratio describes the correlation between the pipe dimension and the thickness of the pipe wall. Common nominations are SDR11, SDR17 and SDR35. Pipes with a lower SDR can withstand higher pressures. SDR=dos ... Read »


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    • Standardization

    • Standardization or standardisation is the process of implementing and developing technical standards based on the consensus of different parties that include firms, users, interest groups, standards organizations and governments Standardization can help to maximize , interoperability, safety, repeatability, or quality. ... Read »


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    • Statics

    • Statics is the branch of mechanics that is concerned with the analysis of loads (force and torque, or "moment") acting on physical systems that do not experience an acceleration (a=0), but rather, are in static equilibrium with their environment. When in static equilibrium, the acceleration of the system is zero and th ... Read »


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    • Statistical interference

    • When two probability distributions overlap, statistical interference exists. Knowledge of the distributions can be used to determine the likelihood that one parameter exceeds another, and by how much. This technique can be used for dimensioning of mechanical parts, determining when an applied load exceeds the strength ... Read »


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    • Structural integrity and failure

    • Structural integrity and failure is an aspect of engineering which deals with the ability of a structure to support a designed load (weight, force, etc...) without breaking, tearing apart, or collapsing, and includes the study of breakage that has previously occurred in order to prevent failures in future designs. Str ... Read »


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    • Subsurface utility engineering

    • Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) is a branch of engineering practice that involves managing certain risks associated with utility mapping at appropriate quality levels, utility coordination, utility relocation design and coordination, utility condition assessment, communication of utility data to concerned parties, ... Read »


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    • Superficial velocity

    • Superficial velocity (or superficial flow velocity), in engineering of multiphase flows and flows in porous media, is a hypothetical (artificial) flow velocity calculated as if the given phase or fluid were the only one flowing or present in a given cross sectional area. Other phases, particles, the skeleton of the por ... Read »


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    • Surface plasmon polariton

    • Surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs), are infrared or visible-frequency electromagnetic waves that travel along a metal-dielectric or metal-air interface. The term "surface plasmon polariton" explains that the wave involves both charge motion in the metal ("surface plasmon") and electromagnetic waves in the air or dielect ... Read »


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    • Survey camp

    • Survey Camp is an army tradition that was discontinued in the later part of twentieth century but was reinstated in 2002 across the universities of the world with a whole new structure. It is the civil engineering training course for two weeks usually after completion four semesters of bachelor of technology that consi ... Read »


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    • Survivability

    • Survivability is the ability to remain alive or continue to exist. The term has more specific meaning in certain contexts. Following disruptive forces such as flood, fire, disease, war, or climate change some species of flora, fauna, and local life forms are likely to survive more successfully than others because ... Read »


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    • Swiss cheese model

    • The Swiss Cheese model of accident causation is a model used in risk analysis and risk management, including aviation safety, engineering, healthcare, emergency service organizations, and as the principle behind layered security, as used in computer security and defense in depth. It likens human systems to multiple sli ... Read »


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    • Swissmem

    • Swissmem is the Swiss association of mechanical and electrical engineering industries (MEM industries). With some 320,000 employees, the MEM industries are Switzerland’s largest industrial employer and, since they account for 31 percent of the country’s exports, an important economic and political player. In ... Read »


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    • Sydney Accord

    • The Sydney Accord is an international mutual recognition agreement for qualifications in the fields of engineering technology. The Sydney Accord is an agreement between the bodies responsible for accrediting engineering technologist qualification programs in each of the signatory countries. It recognizes the subst ... Read »


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    • Talascend

    • Ron Wood, CEO Andrea Hopkey, COO Talascend is a global engineering resource company founded in 2008. Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, the company has 15 offices worldwide and employs 1,500 people. The company operates predominantly in the Oil & Gas, Power, Manufacturing, Automotive, IT, Healthcare IT, Telecoms and Ra ... Read »


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    • Tecnun

    • TECNUN-Escuela Superior de Ingenieros de San Sebastián

      The School of Engineering at San Sebastián, also known as TECNUN, is the Technological Campus of the University of Navarra. The School of Engineering offers numerous degrees in engineering at its two campuses in the city of Donostia-San Sebastián. The School is currently led by professor Raúl Antón. Te ... Read »


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    • The Ballinger Company

    • Ballinger is an architecture/engineering firm, one of the first in the United States to merge the disciplines of architecture and engineering into a professional practice. The firm’s single office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania houses a staff of over 200 people comprising three architectural studios, two multi-disc ... Read »


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    • Traditional engineering

    • Traditional engineering, also known as sequential engineering, is the process of marketing, engineering design, manufacturing, testing and production where each stage of the development process is carried out separately, and the next stage cannot start until the previous stage is finished. Therefore, the information fl ... Read »


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    • Transient response

    • In electrical engineering and mechanical engineering, a transient response or natural response is the response of a system to a change from an equilibrium or a steady state. The transient response is not necessarily tied to "on/off" events but to any event that affects the equilibrium of the system. The impulse respons ... Read »


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    • Unit construction

    • Unit construction is the design of larger motorcycles where the engine and gearbox components share a single casing. This sometimes includes the design of automobile engines and was often loosely applied to motorcycles with rather different internal layouts such as the flat twin BMW models. Prior to unit construction, ... Read »


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