Lecture 17 Flashcards Preview

ENGG 2100 > Lecture 17 > Flashcards

Flashcards in Lecture 17 Deck (23):


- Distinguishes the goods and services of one organization from others (KFC vs Burger King
- Lasts forever
- Maintenance fee is paid every 15 years
- Must be registered in each country that is desired



- Cannot be confused with an already existing trademark


Engineering Ethics

- Engineering degree has value
- Built upon generations of people previously working in the field
- Value of engineering is only maintained if the workers believe in it
- Demands that our approach our interpersonal and professional behaviour with attention to detail, ethics and our effects on others


Operation Chariot (Case Study)

- Idea to use H-bombs for general construction


Publicized Benefits

- Experience use of complex bomb tech
- Economic growth of Alaskan Coast


Relevant Politics

- Race to develop and test nuclear devices
- Nuclear test ban agreement limited to military tests
- Supported by university officials who were linked to the flow of money from the project


What Happened

- Locals and researched against the project rallied support up to the White House
- After years of planning the idea was eventually abandoned


Outcomes if Project went through

- Millions of tons of radioactive debris could have cover ed the Arctic
- Could have ignited a nuclear war with the USSR
- Displacement of aboriginal communities and destruction of food chain for generations


Ethical Responsibilities

- As engineers, we have an ethical responsibility to safeguard society
- Responsibility not shared by anybody else
- Requires ongoing professional and ethical behaviour


Sustainable Development

- Defined as the process of developing land or cities with compromising future generations from fulfilling their needs
- Decisions made must recognize and incorporate social, economical, and environmental aspects in order to be successful in the long run


Design Reports

- Used to present technical information about a design to an educated audience of your peers
- Not meant to sell idea or explain to general public
- Must be clear, concise and professional



- Report is being written like a professional paper and should be read like one
- No personal pronouns or reference to the actual team itself
- No subjective claims, has to be a real evaluation


Front Matter: Title Page

- Should include all relevant group/course information
- Professional reports require professional title pages


Front Matter: Executive Summary

- A short, clear and concise summary of the report
- Meant to familiarize the reader with the report content prior to reading


Front Matter: Table of Contents

- Should include all major sections and subsections
- Shows starting page number, and not the range
- Appendices are also listed here



- Need to have consistent format, structure and organization system throughout
- Use formatting system that is used in MS Word



- Labels
- Captions
- An in-text reference
- If the figure is not required in the body of the report, it can be included in the appendix
- Figures appear in the break of text, and not around a word or outside the margins



- Have their own numbering system
- Follow the same rules as figures
- Label and Caption appear at the top of table
- Should be fully explained with proper headings, units..



- Hand drawings are considered figures and not engineering drawings
- Drawings refer to 2D or 3D drawings produced in a professional program (AutoCAD)
- Often included as a separated appendix at the end of report


Equations and Sample Calcs

- Presented separately from text, but should be used in a proper sentence with variables explained



- Have their own page numbering system
- Separate appendix for each new section
- Only include relevant material


Term Project

- Every report is divided into three sections:
1. Front Matter
2. Main body
3. Appendices


Report Sections

- Introduction
- Methodology
- Final Design
- Assembly Instructions
- Manufacturing Review
- Marketing
- Conclusions/Recomendations