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to examine carefully, study closely


the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event


try to solve a problem by thinking intensely about it


standards used in judging; CF. criterion


a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn


the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)

Design process

A systematic problem-solving strategy, with criteria and constraints, used to develop many possible solutions to solve a problem or satisfy human needs and wants and to winnow (narrow) down the possible solutions to one final choice.


things you want to accomplish


instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end


the act of starting something for the first time


the standard for example or immitation for comparision


a particular course of action intended to achieve a result

Quality Assurance

gathering and evaluating information about the services provided as well as the results achieved and comparing this information with an accepted standard


define clearly

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