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Unit 1 Engineering Profession Engineering Profession Lecturer: Anas N. Ali
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Prepared by: Anas N. Ali 2 Modern Developments Modern Developments Engineering is the applied science of acquiring and applying knowledge to design, analysis, and/or construction of works for practical purposes. Engineers apply the principles of science and mathematics to develop economical solutions to technical problems. Their work is the link between perceived social needs and commercial applications.
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Prepared by: Anas N. Ali 3 Modern Developments Modern Developments As an example, in developing an industrial robot, engineers 9 specify the functional requirements; 9 design and test the robot’s components; 9 integrate the components to produce the final design; 9 evaluate the design’s overall effectiveness, cost, reliability, and safety.
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Prepared by: Anas N. Ali 4 Modern Developments Modern Developments Engineers also work in testing, production, or maintenance. These engineers supervise production in factories, determine the causes of component failure, and test manufactured products to maintain quality. They also estimate the time and cost to complete projects. Some move into engineering management or into sales. In sales, an engineering background enables them to discuss technical aspects and assist in product planning, installation, and use. Supervisory engineers are responsible for major components or entire projects.
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Prepared by: Anas N. Ali 5 Modern Developments Modern Developments Engineers use computers extensively to produce and analyze designs; to
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2012 for the course ENGINEERIN 1034 taught by Professor Dr.shahinbasiratzadeh during the Spring '12 term at Amity University.

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Unit_1 - Unit 1 Engineering Profession Lecturer: Anas N....

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