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Disasters and Failures
What was the order of the 3 space prog…
According to the video "5 Everyday Pro…
On July 20, 1969, Commander ???? becam…
Two of the objectives of the Mercury p…
Mercury, Gemini, Apollo
Ear thermometers
Neil Armstrong
orbit a spacecraft around Earth.
What was the order of the 3 space prog…
Mercury, Gemini, Apollo
According to the video "5 Everyday Pro…
Ear thermometers
119 terms
Disasters and Failures
What was the order of the 3 space prog…
According to the video "5 Everyday Pro…
On July 20, 1969, Commander ???? becam…
Two of the objectives of the Mercury p…
Mercury, Gemini, Apollo
Ear thermometers
Neil Armstrong
orbit a spacecraft around Earth.
What was the order of the 3 space prog…
Mercury, Gemini, Apollo
According to the video "5 Everyday Pro…
Ear thermometers
102 terms
Disasters and Failures
The mode is ...
Associated with the average, you requi…
Observation must be followed by
The average of a population is
The value in a distribution of numbers that occurs most often
The precision of the measurement
Measurement
Equal to the mean of the population
The mode is ...
The value in a distribution of numbers that occurs most often
Associated with the average, you requi…
The precision of the measurement
104 terms
disasters and failures
byte
assuming you are able to over come the…
bremermans limit deals with
the speed of light has a limit close to
a group of 8 bits
yes to slow you down to avoid crashing on earth
the amount of information that can be stored or transmitted
12 inches/nanosecond
byte
a group of 8 bits
assuming you are able to over come the…
yes to slow you down to avoid crashing on earth
110 terms
Disasters and Failures
a random errors is usually addressed b…
in testing a hypothesis, if discrepanc…
for normal distributed values approxim…
all but one of the following doesn't r…
taking more measurements
modify the hypothesis to account for the new behavior discove…
68%
report the problem in scholarly journals in the hope that som…
a random errors is usually addressed b…
taking more measurements
in testing a hypothesis, if discrepanc…
modify the hypothesis to account for the new behavior discove…
47 terms
Disasters and Failures
Science
Engineering
Scientific Method
Dealing with failure
the observation, experimental investigation or facts of a phe…
The application of science and math to designs, machines, and…
1. Make observations... 2. Think of questions... 3. Formulate hypot…
What failed? What caused it? Is it testable? Can a theory be…
Science
the observation, experimental investigation or facts of a phe…
Engineering
The application of science and math to designs, machines, and…
19 terms
disasters & failures
generation; distribution
Alternating Current (AC)
the grid approach when power plants (g…
Current
providing electric power over a large area requires not only…
which current works better for long distance transmission due…
this approach greatly reduces the chance that the loss of any…
I
generation; distribution
providing electric power over a large area requires not only…
Alternating Current (AC)
which current works better for long distance transmission due…
21 terms
Disasters and Failures
Name the 4 basic requirements of bridges
Define force
Define gravity
Define static equilibrium
1. Handle the Traffic... 2. Meet economic needs... 3. Withstand its…
Mass x acceleration
a special type of acceleration (f=mg)
when two forces are acting against each other equally
Name the 4 basic requirements of bridges
1. Handle the Traffic... 2. Meet economic needs... 3. Withstand its…
Define force
Mass x acceleration
10 terms
Disasters and Failures - Quiz 10
in the 114 space shuttle launches, NAS…
the assembly of the ISS by internation…
delivery of the components of the ISS…
microgravity is achieved in the ISS mo…
2 shuttles
has not really worked
in various rocket launches
a free falling experience of objects and crew
in the 114 space shuttle launches, NAS…
2 shuttles
the assembly of the ISS by internation…
has not really worked
Disasters and Failures
All of the following can be used to cr…
An advantage of liquid fuel rocket ove…
Which is not a problem with ISS?
An astronaut from which of the followi…
Nitrogen
It's easier to stop and restart liquid fuel rockets
It's altitude is too high
Russia
All of the following can be used to cr…
Nitrogen
An advantage of liquid fuel rocket ove…
It's easier to stop and restart liquid fuel rockets
10 terms
Disasters and Failures - Quiz 7
a service control point (SCP) of a dig…
telcos consider the human voice as a s…
in modern telephony, signal transfer p…
digital encoding allows us to
database for service information
an electromagnetic wave
out-of-band switching
treat analog waves as streams of digital data
a service control point (SCP) of a dig…
database for service information
telcos consider the human voice as a s…
an electromagnetic wave
110 terms
Disasters and Failures - Farmer
Random error is usually addressed by
In testing a hypothesis, if discrepanc…
For normally distributed values, appro…
All but ONE of the following represent…
Taking more measurements
Modify the hypothesis to account for the new behavior discove…
68%
Report the problem in scholarly journals in the hope that som…
Random error is usually addressed by
Taking more measurements
In testing a hypothesis, if discrepanc…
Modify the hypothesis to account for the new behavior discove…
10 terms
Disasters and Failures - Quiz 12
the reason we cannot accelerate to the…
transporting atoms rather than bits in…
bremerman's limit deals with
the speed of light has limit close to
inertia forces
time consuming and practically impossible
the amount of information that can be stored
300,000 km/sec
the reason we cannot accelerate to the…
inertia forces
transporting atoms rather than bits in…
time consuming and practically impossible
10 terms
Disasters and Failures Quiz 7
Reliability is obtained by the Telcos…
In the 1980's The international SS7 ne…
ATT was forced to divide into several…
At the end, the disadvantage of ATT le…
redundant servers
all of the above
to promote competion and innovation
innovation was not a priority
Reliability is obtained by the Telcos…
redundant servers
In the 1980's The international SS7 ne…
all of the above
10 terms
Disasters and Failures - Quiz 9
1992
everyone talked when they needed
a set of individual computer-related s…
we are living in exponential times
the success of the internet really happened when the WWW was…
from your experience in the lab by using the collision detect…
in its goal to distribute tools and information to the world,…
the growth of information has changed our perspective of the…
1992
the success of the internet really happened when the WWW was…
everyone talked when they needed
from your experience in the lab by using the collision detect…
10 terms
Disasters and Failures Unit 8
In 1902 Thomas Edison introduced the s…
In 1932, which company began producing…
According to the Unit 8 slides, which…
The first modern vinyl records were re…
A. Wax cylinders
B. BASF
B. Lack of new breakthroughs
C. Electronic recording
In 1902 Thomas Edison introduced the s…
A. Wax cylinders
In 1932, which company began producing…
B. BASF
10 terms
Disasters and Failures - Quiz 11
the US began the conquest of space put…
apollo 1 was the first mission of NASA…
with the mercury project, NASA sent to…
NASA disregarded the advice of the con…
after the soviet union
a disaster with human fatalities
one man capsule
pressuring it with pure oxygen
the US began the conquest of space put…
after the soviet union
apollo 1 was the first mission of NASA…
a disaster with human fatalities
10 terms
Disasters and Failures Unit 11
Which President of the United States a…
According to the slides, all of the fo…
What size crew did the Gemini flights…
All of the following were objectives f…
B. Kennedy
C. Meteor Showers
B. 2
C. Landing on the moon
Which President of the United States a…
B. Kennedy
According to the slides, all of the fo…
C. Meteor Showers
10 terms
Disasters and Failures Unit 6
What does the string theory claim?
Where does thermal energy live?
What is not true about converting ener…
What is true about entropy?
matter already a special kind of energy
inside all matter
connot be done with some forms of energy
during this process heat losses move energy between matter, E…
What does the string theory claim?
matter already a special kind of energy
Where does thermal energy live?
inside all matter
26 terms
Disasters and Failures - Quiz 8
empirical phase
experimentation
the theory phase
weather forecasting
using the BRETAM we know that innovative products appear in the
knowledge is obtained from ____________ using the information…
the T in the BRETAM model refers to...
a good application for a supercomputer is
empirical phase
using the BRETAM we know that innovative products appear in the
experimentation
knowledge is obtained from ____________ using the information…
10 terms
Disasters and Failures Unit 5
High voltage transmission lines use wh…
The type of fuel used to generate elec…
Which of the following is true of resi…
AC transmission lines can carry more p…
D. 33,000 to 765,000
B. Reliability
A. it varies with the frequency of the current
C. Increase either the current or the voltage
High voltage transmission lines use wh…
D. 33,000 to 765,000
The type of fuel used to generate elec…
B. Reliability
20 terms
Disasters and Failures - Quiz 5.
height
2 ohms
1935
it was very hot
using the river analogy, voltage is similar to the _______ in…
at a voltage of 100 V and a flow of 50 A of current would gen…
the public utility holding company act was signed as part of…
amongst other things, looting occurred in the black out of ne…
height
using the river analogy, voltage is similar to the _______ in…
2 ohms
at a voltage of 100 V and a flow of 50 A of current would gen…
10 terms
Disasters and Failures Quiz 9
Phishing refers to
which of the following is NOT cited by…
According to the author, search engine…
the analog modem was created to connec…
one person acting like another to get info
dead links
number of times key words occur on the page
NORAD
Phishing refers to
one person acting like another to get info
which of the following is NOT cited by…
dead links
10 terms
Disasters and Failures Unit 6
The String Theory claims which of the…
Where does Thermal Energy live?... A. Ins…
Which if the following is not true abo…
Which of the following is true of entr…
A. Matter is really a special kind of energy
D. Inside all matter
C. Cannot be done with some forms of energy
D. All of the above
The String Theory claims which of the…
A. Matter is really a special kind of energy
Where does Thermal Energy live?... A. Ins…
D. Inside all matter
10 terms
Disasters and Failures Unit 8
In 1902 Thomas Edison introduced the s…
In 1932, which company began producing…
What is the primary cause of a product…
The first vinyl records were recorded…
wax cylinders
BASF
lack of new break throughs
electronic recording
In 1902 Thomas Edison introduced the s…
wax cylinders
In 1932, which company began producing…
BASF
10 terms
Disasters and Failures Quiz 6
Where does thermal energy live?
Which of the following is not true abo…
Which of the following is true of entr…
All of the following are components of…
inside all matter
Cannot be done with some forms of energy
All of the above (heat losses move energy between matter, ene…
power rods
Where does thermal energy live?
inside all matter
Which of the following is not true abo…
Cannot be done with some forms of energy
10 terms
Disasters and Failures Unit 9
Google conducts a series of simultaneo…
URL stands for which of the following?…
The ARPAnet and NSFNET combined to bec…
When the Internet was initiated, it ha…
A. Distributed processing and fast selection algorithms
C. Uniform Resource Locator
B. 1984
D. Web Pages
Google conducts a series of simultaneo…
A. Distributed processing and fast selection algorithms
URL stands for which of the following?…
C. Uniform Resource Locator
10 terms
Disasters and Failures Unit 7
Which of the following business practi…
The digital signals used by the teleph…
Which of the following testing methods…
In the international SS7 system that w…
D. Both A&B
C. Normally represented with two discrete values
D. Simulation
A. STP - Signal Transfer Point
Which of the following business practi…
D. Both A&B
The digital signals used by the teleph…
C. Normally represented with two discrete values
100 terms
Disasters and Failures - TCU - Farmer
Which activity is an engineer most lik…
The synthesis step in the scientific m…
To do science we need...
Which formal system is used for explai…
Explore theoretical explanations
Experimentation to demonstrate the truth or falseness of the…
A hypothesis to tell us what to expect... Appropriate tools to s…
Statistics
Which activity is an engineer most lik…
Explore theoretical explanations
The synthesis step in the scientific m…
Experimentation to demonstrate the truth or falseness of the…
114 terms
Disasters and Failures Ball
Applying well-defined processes to try…
What is the step in the scientific met…
Say that we measure the height of a ro…
As above, we measure the height of a r…
science; engineering
hypothesis
0
inaccurate and precise
Applying well-defined processes to try…
science; engineering
What is the step in the scientific met…
hypothesis
10 terms
Disasters and Failures 7
The digital signals used by the teleph…
Which of the following testing methods…
In the international SS7 system that w…
All of the following are true of the s…
Normally represented with two discrete values
Simulation
Signal Transfer Point (STP)
Routes out of band information
The digital signals used by the teleph…
Normally represented with two discrete values
Which of the following testing methods…
Simulation
185 terms
Disasters and Failures Final!!
Precision deals with...... A) The ability…
Knowledge deals more with _____ than i…
The difference between Engineering and…
A conclusion is more or less a argumen…
B) The ability of a measurement to be consistently reproduced
A) making a choice based on experience
D) The application of scientific and mathematical principles…
B) a matter of knowledge more than information
Precision deals with...... A) The ability…
B) The ability of a measurement to be consistently reproduced
Knowledge deals more with _____ than i…
A) making a choice based on experience
10 terms
Disasters and Failures Unit 10
An Advantage of liquid fuel rocket ove…
Even with exercise, how much bone mass…
Problems faced by unmanned space progr…
According to the slides, loss of press…
B. It's easier to stop and restart liquid fuel rockets
B. 1.5%
C. Resistance to the idea by the military and others
A. Being freeze dried or explosive decompression
An Advantage of liquid fuel rocket ove…
B. It's easier to stop and restart liquid fuel rockets
Even with exercise, how much bone mass…
B. 1.5%
Disasters and Failures - Quiz 10
in the 114 space shuttle launches, NAS…
the assembly of the ISS by internation…
delivery of the components of the ISS…
microgravity is achieved in the ISS mo…
2 shuttles
has not really worked
in various rocket launches
a free falling experience of objects and crew
in the 114 space shuttle launches, NAS…
2 shuttles
the assembly of the ISS by internation…
has not really worked
28 terms
Disasters & Failures - Quiz 2
Basic requirements for the creation of…
Special requirements for the creation…
Force
Gravity
Handle the traffic, meet economic needs, withstand its expect…
Must support the materials selected, must support the require…
The amount of weight on an object
A force that pulls mass to the greater mass (Pulls people to…
Basic requirements for the creation of…
Handle the traffic, meet economic needs, withstand its expect…
Special requirements for the creation…
Must support the materials selected, must support the require…
10 terms
Disasters and Failures Unit 9
Google conducts a series of simultaneo…
URL stands for what?
The ARPAnet and NSFNET combined to bec…
When the internet was initiated, what…
distributed processing and fast selection algorithums
Uniform Resource Locator
1984
web pages
Google conducts a series of simultaneo…
distributed processing and fast selection algorithums
URL stands for what?
Uniform Resource Locator
10 terms
Disasters and Failures Unit 6
What does the string theory claim?
Where does thermal energy live?
What is not true about converting ener…
What is true about entropy?
matter already a special kind of energy
inside all matter
connot be done with some forms of energy
during this process heat losses move energy between matter, E…
What does the string theory claim?
matter already a special kind of energy
Where does thermal energy live?
inside all matter
110 terms
Disasters and Failures - Farmer
Random error is usually addressed by
In testing a hypothesis, if discrepanc…
For normally distributed values, appro…
All but ONE of the following represent…
Taking more measurements
Modify the hypothesis to account for the new behavior discove…
68%
Report the problem in scholarly journals in the hope that som…
Random error is usually addressed by
Taking more measurements
In testing a hypothesis, if discrepanc…
Modify the hypothesis to account for the new behavior discove…
Disasters and Failures Quiz 6
Where does thermal energy live?
Which of the following is not true abo…
Which of the following is true of entr…
All of the following are components of…
inside all matter
Cannot be done with some forms of energy
All of the above (heat losses move energy between matter, ene…
power rods
Where does thermal energy live?
inside all matter
Which of the following is not true abo…
Cannot be done with some forms of energy
110 terms
Disasters and Failures Final
If the data system is not uniform, you…
The middle value of an ordered distrib…
When doing a quick test of the data in…
The value in a distribution of numbers…
weighted average
median
Median and Mode
Mode
If the data system is not uniform, you…
weighted average
The middle value of an ordered distrib…
median
90 terms
tcu disasters and failures final
the force exerted on a chair without a…
the ability of a chair to handle a liv…
tension is a force that..
shear is a force that...
dead load
the total weight of the load and the distribution of the weight
tries to stretch a material
tried to deform part of a material
the force exerted on a chair without a…
dead load
the ability of a chair to handle a liv…
the total weight of the load and the distribution of the weight
129 terms
Disasters and Failures TCU Sanchez Final
What 3 steps must you take before maki…
If it is possible to accurately measur…
What is the Mode?
What is a systematic error?
1. Observation... 2. Measurement... 3. Characterization of a pattern
68.2%
The value that occurs most often
The result from some uniform problem that occurs when data is…
What 3 steps must you take before maki…
1. Observation... 2. Measurement... 3. Characterization of a pattern
If it is possible to accurately measur…
68.2%
10 terms
Disasters and Failures Unit 5
High voltage transmission lines use wh…
The type of fuel used to generate elec…
What is true about resisitance?
AC transmission lines can carry more p…
33,000 to 765,000
Line sizes
it is constant regardless of frequency
Increase either the current or the voltage
High voltage transmission lines use wh…
33,000 to 765,000
The type of fuel used to generate elec…
Line sizes
10 terms
Scherger Disasters and Failures Quiz 10
Which president of the United States a…
According to the slides, all of the fo…
What size crew did the Gemini flights…
All of the following were objectives f…
Kennedy
Getting a passing grade in Diasters and Failures
2
Landing on the moon
Which president of the United States a…
Kennedy
According to the slides, all of the fo…
Getting a passing grade in Diasters and Failures
10 terms
Disasters and Failures Unit 7
Which business practice originally pro…
The digital signals used by the teleph…
What is the best testing method to use…
what has been used since the 1970s to…
Leasing the telephones nad licensing franchises
normally represented with two discrete values
simulation
STP- Signal Transfer Point
Which business practice originally pro…
Leasing the telephones nad licensing franchises
The digital signals used by the teleph…
normally represented with two discrete values
117 terms
Disasters and failures final
Consider the "scientific method monty…
Engineers are trying to determine the…
An average in which each item to be av…
We measure the height of a room 3 time…
Hypothesis
Create a stimulation in an attempt to replicate and understan…
Importance
Inaccurate & precise
Consider the "scientific method monty…
Hypothesis
Engineers are trying to determine the…
Create a stimulation in an attempt to replicate and understan…
115 terms
Disasters and Failures Final-jopo
Applying well-defined process to try t…
What is the step in the scientific met…
Say that we measure the height of a ro…
As above, we measure the height of a r…
science, engineering
hypothesis
0.0
inaccurate and precise
Applying well-defined process to try t…
science, engineering
What is the step in the scientific met…
hypothesis
110 terms
Disasters and Failures Final- Quizes
Which activity is an engineer most lik…
The Synthesis step in the scientific m…
To Do science we need the following?... A…
Which formal system is used for explai…
C. Explore theoretical explanations
A Experimentation to demonstrate the truth or falseness of a…
D. Both A and B
B. Statistics
Which activity is an engineer most lik…
C. Explore theoretical explanations
The Synthesis step in the scientific m…
A Experimentation to demonstrate the truth or falseness of a…
110 terms
Disasters and Failures Final
Random Error is usually addressed by...
In testing a hypothesis, if discrepanc…
For normally distributed values, appro…
All but one of the following represent…
Taking more measurements
Modify the hypothesis to account for the new behavior discove…
68%
Report the problem in scholarly journals in the hope that som…
Random Error is usually addressed by...
Taking more measurements
In testing a hypothesis, if discrepanc…
Modify the hypothesis to account for the new behavior discove…
10 terms
Disasters and Failures Quiz 5
As in the 1965 Northeast blackout, whi…
All of the following were involved in…
All of the following are environmental…
Power is measure in
load imbalances
Sub-station fires
Hail
Watts
As in the 1965 Northeast blackout, whi…
load imbalances
All of the following were involved in…
Sub-station fires
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