Introduction to Engineering & Design Review
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Profession in which knowledge of math, science, and technology is used to solve real world problems. Engineers strive to make our life better, cheaper, safer, and more efficient.
What is STEM?
S - Science
T - Technology
E - Engineering
M - Mathematics
To develop a new product, system, or process that never existed before
To improve upon an existing product, system, or process
A group of people, each with his or her experience and knowledge, brought together to benefit or achieve a common goal.
Benefits of Teams
Ability to accomplish more
A chance for leadership and personal satisfaction
Sense of belonging to a successful process
Six steps to the Design Process
1) Define the Problem
2) Generate Concepts
3) Develop a Solution
4) Construct and test a prototype
5) Evaluate Solution
6) Present Solution
A human made object
A person who uses technological and scientific knowledge to solve practical problems to meet people's needs and wants.
The surroundings in which a person, animal, or plant lives.
The process of making raw material into a finished product; especially in large quantities
The study of our natural world through observation, identification, and theoretical explanations.
The way people use resources to meet their wants and needs
A method of shared problem solving in which all members of a group spontaneously, and in a n unrestrained discussion, generate ideas.
A limit to the design process. Constraints may be things like appearance, funding, space, materials, and human capabilities.
Desired specifications (elements or features) of a product or system.
A written plan that identifies a problem to be solved, its criteria, and its constraints. Is used to encourage thinking of all aspects of a problem before attempting a solution.
A full-scale working model used to test a design concept by making actual observations and necessary adjustments
A detailed description of the design and materials used to make something.
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