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Lecture 2 - Engineering Technology and Society ENTA 11008...

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Engineering, Technology and Society Engineering, Technology and Society ENTA 11008 ENTA 11008 Lecturer: Sharbaree Biswas Week 2
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Objectives Objectives Understanding of the terms ‘engineering’, ‘engineer’, ‘engineering education’, and ‘engineering function’ Description of various branches of engineering Engineering as a profession
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Topic 1: What is Engineering? Topic 1: What is Engineering?
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Scientists vs. Engineers Scientists vs. Engineers Theodore Von Karman once said: Scientists study the world as it is, engineers create the world that never has been *
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Engineering Engineering (IEAust) (IEAust) A timely, methodical, disciplined and conscientious application of scientific and technical skills in a socially, economically and aesthetically conscious manner for the benefit of mankind
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Engineering Engineering (Ralph Smith, 1983) (Ralph Smith, 1983) The professional art of applying science to the optimum conversion of natural resources to the benefit of man.
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Sources of energy for engineering Sources of energy for engineering application application Petroleum Coal Gas Nuclear fission Hydroelectric power Sunlight Wind
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Management in engineering Management in engineering Money Time Materials Other resources
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Engineering support personnel* Engineering support personnel*
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  • Spring '08
  • Biswas
  • Engineering Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Chemical Engineering, engineering Systems engineering, Electrical engineering Mechanical engineering Civil engineering Chemical engineering Industrial engineering Aerospace engineering Agricultural engineering Materials engineering, Engineering technologist* Engineering

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