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Environment and Engineering Intro to Mechanical Engineering EML 3004C-01 Dr. Namas Chandra 9-11-03 The effects of the environment on engineering design practices
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Jon Childress Mike Innes Jake Feist Trever Carnes Ian Coxcy Presented by:
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The environment: The environment heavily effects design practices of engineers due to several different factors. This presentation will cover the five most common factors: Location Climate Population Government Regulations Total Costs
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Location Location is as important as the design. Different locations create a need for different: Resources Plans Tools Cautions
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Hazards from location For example, highly corrosive environments, such as a beach, create a need for materials that will not deteriorate as quickly. Area such as deep sea and outer space require designs that can withstand high pressure differences.
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Climate is the meteorological conditions, including temperature, precipitation, and wind, that characteristically prevail in a particular region. Climate can negatively affect design:
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