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Shortage of Engineers - Shortage of Engineers The National Science Board issued a report in 2004 that states there is a decline of brainpower in the United States due to the shortage of scientist and engineers. They further state that this trend "threatens the economic welfare and security of our country" (American Scientist, 2005). While the shortage of engineers and scientist decrease, the U.S. Bureau of Labor forecasted in 2001 that science and engineering jobs would grow three times faster than any other occupation and could increase as much as 47 percent in ten years....   [tags: National Science Board, Scientists, Engineers]
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The Importance of Disaster Investigations for Systems Engineers - The Importance of Disaster Investigations for Systems Engineers - What is a Systems Engineer. In the modern industry engineering systems are becoming more complex by the day. Therefore a need for elite engineers i.e. the Systems Engineer, capable of applying a wide range of engineering disciplines to a variety of tasks from product design and development from requirements analysis to simulation to manufacturing and marketing etc… is essential. Such engineers work within a team at the heart of the organisation where the design and development of a project is carried out....   [tags: Engineers Engineering Systems Essays]
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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - The discipline of Electronic Engineering has involved itself greatly into today’s society. Every day, people use technology that was pioneered by those who have studied the science of electronic components and applied the engineering principles of electronics towards creating devices and technology that benefit society. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is the largest professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for societies benefit. As students become Electronic Engineers, they will become involved with the IEEE during their careers and help in developing new and beneficial technologies....   [tags: Engineering]
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Civil Engineers: The True Designers - Throughout mankind's history, each person has contributed to their own society as well as human civilizations' advancement overall, through a specific craft. Every type of craft, or career, requires specific knowledge and abilities. One career path that people choose to follow is that of an engineer. There are many types of engineering fields to pursue, such as aerospace engineering and agricultural engineering. Another engineering profession that has recently risen to prominence is civil engineering....   [tags: Engineering ]
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Civil Engineers: Builders of Tomorrow - Every individual has the opportunity to decide their future career path. There are various fields to choose from, such as the medical field or the business field, and each requires different qualifications and interests. One of the career fields that people choose to indulge themselves in is engineering, of which there are many different types, such as petroleum, electrical, and aerospace engineering. Although the techniques and ideology of civil engineering have been around for centuries, it continues to grow and evolve over time due to innovative and advanced technology....   [tags: Engineering ]
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Artist-Engineers During the Renaissance - Through the years, developments in Science and Technology can be noticed. Advancement in science and technology have made life better, easier, and efficient. Take computers, as an example. In old days, computers were as big as a room, and were not comfortable to use because the computer screen can damage the eyes. Conversely today, computers are small as the size of our palm, and has better display. Unlike the computers in the past, which were slow and has limited functionalities, computers in the present time are fast and has all the functionalities an individual needs for his or her everyday life....   [tags: technology, developments]
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Motivating Sales Engineers in the Industrial Business - Introduction Salespeople are often internally driven and self-motivated (Srivastava and Rangarajan, 2008), and are increasingly becoming consultants who sell value-added services (Smith and Rupp, 2003). Nowadays more industrial companies employ sales engineers (SE) and therefore they represent an emerging class of knowledge workers on sales (Darr, 2002). I will first describe my experience in Festo, before briefly addressing some theories about motivation, related to it. Was there a mismatch between theory and business as I knew it....   [tags: Business Sales]
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The Role of Engineers in Human Cloning - The Role of Engineers in Human Cloning Engineers have devoted their time and efforts in making great technological advancements for the human race. They have proposed many options and ideas in making the world a great place to live in. The engineers of the 21st Century will follow in the same path. The engineering community must think about change and plan for the coming century. Change is a continual process that must be woven into the very fabric of our engineering and scientific endeavors. If they are to successfully meet the challenges of the 21st Century, it is crucial that they keep their finger on the pulse of ever-changing technologies....   [tags: Papers] 379 words
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Engineers: Communication and Writing Skills - Engineers: Communication and Writing Skills       For many years, in the masses of people there has been made a stereotype of the working engineer. This is a person who spends ten hours straight in front of his computer, making some strange graphs and calculations. He is afraid of sunlight and spends his free time inventing the time machine. When people try to start a conversation he says that he has a lot of work to do and tries to run away as fast as possible. This picture may be a little exaggerated, but it is how media and television draw it....   [tags: ESL Essay] 1182 words
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Mechanical Engineers - A mechanical engineer works with the principles of motion, energy and force. Usually a machine changes one form of movement into another. Mechanical engineers design machines whose parts work in a safe, reliable and efficient way. Mechanical engineers apply scientific method to find the answers to mechanical problems. Many laws and principles developed by scientists are used every day by the mechanical engineer. Mechanical engineers contribute to many industries and occupations. Some mechanical engineers work in areas not usually thought to require engineering....   [tags: Technology, Informative] 322 words
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Aeronautical Engineers - Aeronautical Engineers Description Aeronautical engineers apply the principle of science and technology in work with highly sophisticated products such as aircrafts, missiles and space satellites. They usually specialise in research, design manufacture and production, or the management of maintenance programs Qualifications required The usual qualifications for entry into this career is a degree. However, it may be possible to enter with an HND or HNC. Entry to a relevant engineering degree with: * 2/3 A-levels with GCSEs (A-C) 2/3 in other subjects * A relevant GCSE in a vocational subject or Intermediate GNVQ may be acceptable as an alternative...   [tags: Papers] 1012 words
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Aerospace Engineers - Aerospace engineers examine, analyze, design, produce, and occasionally install components that make up aircraft, spacecraft, high-altitude vehicles, and high-altitude delivery systems (missiles). Satisfaction with the romantic image of rocket building can buoy many engineers through the highly anonymous work environments that many of them face. Individuals don't assemble rockets; teams do, dozens of teams working in highly supervised coordination. An aerospace engineer plays some part on one of the teams, spending more of her time (roughly 70 percent) in a lab, at a computer, and assembling reports than doing anything else....   [tags: essays research papers] 547 words
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License to Build: Optional Yet Fundamental Requirement for Civil Engineers - Personal moralities oftentimes become mistaken with professional ethics. On one hand, morality deals with the personal beliefs of virtuous conduct regardless of community custom or the governing society. On the other hand, ethics consisted of a system of principles of rightness and goodness. Civil engineers main obligation and responsibility to the society is to exercise the engineering ethics. One system to guarantee this responsibility is to form a professional group of engineers with regulations and exams to assure quality....   [tags: Engineering] 1464 words
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Strong Background in Computer Technology Will Benefit Future Engineers - A Strong Background in Computer Technology Will Benefit Future Engineers Computer technology has advanced dramatically over the past ten years. Technology has advanced from computers the size of a room that can only perform one particular task, to personal computers (PC’s) that will fit on a desk and perform multiple tasks. Understanding computers and their programs and being able to apply that knowledge is very important in today’s workplace. Engineering is a field that requires an extensive background in computer technology....   [tags: Computer Science] 1038 words
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Renaissance Artist Engineers: The Start of the Scientific Revolution - “I do not doubt that in the course of time this new science will be improved by further observations, and still more by true and conclusive proofs. But this need not diminish the glory of the first observer. My regard for the inventor of the harp is not mad less by knowing that his instrument was very crudely constructed and still more crudely played. Rather, I admire him more than I do the hundreds of craftsmen who in ensuing centuries have brought this art to the highest perfection…” “To apply oneself to great inventions, starting from the smallest beginnings is no task for ordinary minds; to divine that wonderful art lie hid behind trivial and childish things is a conception for superhuma...   [tags: inventions, Galileo Galilei]
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The Aberdeen Three - ... A few identified problems were flammable and carcinogenic substances left out in the open, chemicals were kept in the same room that would become lethal if they were to be mixed, and a number of drums containing toxic substances were leaking. Three neglectful and disastrous instances occurred at the Pilot Plant between the years 1985 and 1988. Firstly, a roof collapsed and several chemical drums stored below were smashed leaving the spilled substance and broken containers for weeks and no one took the initiative to clean it up during that time....   [tags: engineers, protocols, chemical weapons]
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Clarification of Payscales and Regional Differences - Clarification of Payscales and Regional Differences A world without engineering would be a world without cities, highways, cars, or industry. Engineers play a very important role in our society. They are involved in virtually all fields of industry in one way or another, and create the products and solve the problems that make it possible for everyone to enjoy the day-to-day conveniences Americans take for granted. In America, approximately 2 million people are engineers (College of Engineering, 1998)....   [tags: Engineers Engineering Essays]
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Repairing Massachusetts' Infrastructure - Repairing Massachusetts’ Infrastructure In today’s world, people are looking for ways to help improve their quality of life and their environment around them. These ways can be as simple as recycling or as large as improving the infrastructure. One of the main issues in the past several years has been the state of the infrastructure in Massachusetts, which has received a cumulative grade of a ‘D’ in 2009 by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Planning, designing, and undertaking new projects, engineers responded to an endless amount of issues that have come with the current infrastructure....   [tags: Civil Engineers, Public Transit, Utilities]
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Overview of the Career of an Engineer - Someday in life everyone has to get a job either related to their career or to make their living. Most of the people who get job is related to one’s career. One of the booming career these days in engineering, and among them aerospace engineering is one of the highly paid career and really interesting to work in. In the career of aerospace engineering, engineers usually have to work really hard. In this field, one mostly work on building or designing aircrafts based on the requirement. To be a successful aerospace engineer one needs to gain a lot of education and should be able to work in any environment....   [tags: Aerospace Engineer, Career]
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Engineering Ethics - Introduction Engineering ethics focuses on the behavior of the individual - the engineer, and the development of ethical standards governing their professional activities. Engineering ethics has always existed as a set of rules or a system that governs the behavior of an engineer. Among its main provisions, we can attribute such as the need to faithfully perform engineering work that would bring welfare and do not cause harm to people; be accountable for engineering professional activities; a good relationship ( customs and rules governing relations ) with other engineer, etc....   [tags: Civil Engineers, Natural Disasters]
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Formal Specification Language for Agent-Based Systems - ... Some of the notations extend object-oriented methods and notations such as UML. Some introduce new models for agents and corresponding new diagrammatic notations as well. The use of existing formal specification languages, such as Z, has also been explored to specify agent architecture and concepts. Despite the large number of publications on agents in the literature, we lack researches on language facilities that support the development of large-scale complicated multi-agent systems. In particular, we lack language facilities to explicitly specify the environment of agents and agent-based systems although it is widely recognized that an important characteristic of agents is that they ar...   [tags: software engineers, multi agent system, slabs]
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The Sacrifices of a Filipino Marine Engineer - ... This can possibly effect in an engineer, because engine room has a high temperature that can cause of lack of oxygen inside. Hyperthermia An engine room is composed of a very hot environment that an engineer will perspires a lot, as this perspiration evaporates from the skin and when the body occurs in the body’s metabolic heat production, this will slow the blood circulation in the body. The symptoms of hyperthermia is heat crams, heat fatigue, heat syncope and heat stroke, this symptoms may be a guide to warn the person to make an action before hyperthermia affects his or her body (Adams, N/D)....   [tags: engine heat, engine room, marine engineer ]
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Kānuka and Gorse as Ecosytem Engineers: A Study on Motutapu - Kānuka (Kunzea ericoides) is the primary successional plant used on Motutapu island for regeneration of original native species assemblages. This study investigates contrasts floral and invertebrate diversity between kānuka and gorse (Ulex europaeus), a plant which has been used elsewhere as an efficient primary successional shelter, and as an equivalent harbour for invert diversity. Six stands, three of gorse, three of kanuka, were sampled using transects totalling five samples per stand. The stands measured were too immature to support understory, but kānuka was significantly more diverse in invert fauna than gorse....   [tags: Ecology]
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Genetically Modified Foods: To Label or Not To Label? - Plants or animals that are created through gene slicing techniques of genetic engineering are called genetically modified organisms or, GMOs. This technique for creating plants and animals was first done in the 1970s. According to Non-GMO Project, “This experimental technology merges DNA from different species, creating unstable combinations of plant, animal, bacterial and viral genes that cannot occur in nature or in traditional crossbreeding.” (Non-GMO Project). This type of genetic modification has started to worry people....   [tags: Genetic Engineers, Genetically Modified Organisms]
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The Engineer Extraordinaire - An engineering career can give options to a college-graduate that are hard to match. Engineering is a rewarding career path that requires hard work, and dedication. The hard work of a prospective engineer can be shown in the benefits he receives upon entering the workforce. For example, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the starting salaries of engineers are among the highest in the nation (“Engineers”, 2012, para. 4). Good things come to those who work hard. Mechanical Engineering Information.com would agree in mentioning that because engineering is so applicable to everyday situations, engineers can find work almost anywhere (“Mechanical Engineering salary”, 2012)....   [tags: Engineering]
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A Successful Engineer - Obstacles had never been obstructing my effort to succeed in life. As an engineer to be, it is important to me to be prepared for the hurdles in the real world. The world nowadays needs a person who could compete and has great abilities to stand on the same level as others. Multiple skills and critical opinion of an issue are essential for an engineer to jump into this challenging career. For me, a strategic planning and full preparation need to achieve the aim of being an expert engineer. To accomplish my goal, it is very vital to reflect myself and make an action in increasing my effectiveness and reaching my potential....   [tags: Personal Goals] 1263 words
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A Career as a Software Engineer - Being a Software Engineer is more than just programming. It’s a chance to help other people through the power of technology. Having this as a job gives engineers the power to influence other peoples life through programs that could help them with day to day tasks. Software Engineering is an expanding occupation, which means that more and more jobs are opening up for this position everyday. Also, one of the perks of this job is how much money you make. Software Engineering is a good job because, the market is expanding for it, it pays well, and this job can help other people....   [tags: Software Engineering]
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Exploring a Career as a Mechancial Engineer - Did you know there are thousands of jobs for a mechanical engineer, and the career will be unhurt by the struggling of the economy. There are many tasks a mechanical engineer is faced with on a daily basis. A mechanical engineer must have several qualities to make the work enjoyable for themselves and others. A mechanical engineer must be well qualified in their education to receive a job, as it is a broad industry. With having a job or career as a mechanical engineer you rarely have to worry if your job is going to exist the next day, or if your pay is going to get cut; a mechanical engineer is needed everywhere....   [tags: Career Research, Career Plan]
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Role of a Systems Engineer - ABSTRACT. Company XYZ is going to build a passenger jet with a new technology. The role of a systems engineer is indispensable and key contribution to the successful development of a new system. Since the commencement of the life cycle of the new system, a systems engineer is would confirm the success of the aforementioned. A description of the role of a systems engineer is described below. INTRODUCTION Systems engineering is a logical systems approach performed by multidisciplinary teams to engineer and integrate systems to ensure products meet customers’ needs....   [tags: Engineering ]
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The Audio Engineer as an Industry Professional - ... They develop the shape of the object, the feel that is to be used for the knobs, and the sequence and location of all the controls. Whereas mechanical designers are responsible to design the parts that move (such as speaker cones) and also the details of how devices are to be assembled. They also perform a vital task of providing the knowledge of materials the device is made of like sheet metal, plastics, fibres etc. as well as the manufacturing processes involved in it’s making, using machinery and equipment to synchronise, mix or reproduce music, voices or even sound effects.[2] Additionally, it is the task and duty of an sound engineer to seek advice from producers and performers in o...   [tags: music, technology, sounds]
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Career Paper: Demolition Engineer - In a garden, the goal is to keep it clean of weeds. If you let the weeds grow, they can quite possibly take over the whole garden. Explosive demolition is the weed puller of buildings. It is key in keeping whole communities up to date. It may be hard to think that using explosives can actually make an area safer, but these professionals do it all of the time. If a building is not structurally sound, there is the chance that it can collapse at any time. This is why explosive demolition is so important because it basically weeds out the buildings that have the potential to harm people....   [tags: Engineering]
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Hardware Engineer - Hardware Engineer Computers have become an indispensible part of modern life. Since 1936, with the invention of the first programmable computer, people have been tweaking, changing, and experimenting to make this machine function better and make the lives of uncountable people easier. Integral to computer functioning is computer hardware, for example, a monitor, keyboard, memory chips, and the mouse. This hardware is evolving rapidly to become faster and more user-friendly. Hardware engineers have thorough educations, challenging jobs, and produce fascinating products....   [tags: Computer Technology] 847 words
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Mechanical Engineer Career - In four months I will be done with high school, and the time has come for me to go to college and learn a career. The career that I plan on choosing is a mechanical engineer. A mechanical engineer is a very broad career path with many jobs available. “These jobs can range from someone designing parts for space shuttles, buildings, computers, cars, and various other important mechanical parts that are necessary for today’s society” (bls.gov) . The part of mechanical engineering that I want to go into is the design of automotive engines....   [tags: career, college]
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Sound Engineer Technician - “Sound Engineer Technician?” “Bro, what interests do you really find in that?” “Like, what do they do?” A sound engineering technician sets up, operates and maintains special equipment used in stage, television or motion picture productions according to instructions. In other words I can be one of those guys who gets to go out and find substitution sounds for the common things people may hear everyday or stuff people never had the chance to hear before. A couple classic examples would be a sheet of hard plastic making the sound of thunder when you shake or wriggle it, or the sound of nails on a tin roof creating the sound of a hail storm....   [tags: Career Goals]
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The Social Responsibility of a Software Engineer - The Social Responsibility of a Software Engineer Abstraction: The social responsibility is one of important responsibilities defined by ACM in its ethic codes for software engineer. Compare to other responsibilities, social responsibility is more remote and ambiguous. When a software engineer obtained the privilege to practice his/her right from the society, he/she is required to take corresponding responsibilities. But the definition of the responsibilities is not unified in computing professional community but heavily depended on the software engineer's personal life experience and the social environment around him/her....   [tags: Social Responsibility Essays]
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How To Be One Out-Standing Computer Engineer - ... As an old Chinese saying goes:” Reading book is just the way to inspire people to think. If people just read but not think, they are also illiteracy”. As one computer or electrical engineering student, he or she needs to be proficient in at least two computer language. The basic languages such as python,C,C++ and etc, these kinds of languages need students have high ability of creating. In the filed of Computer Engineering, Python could be the first language students will meet in CSE-231 class....   [tags: EGR, innovation, engineering, science]
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Audio Engineer - Audio Engineer An audio engineer is responsible for the operation of the soundboard and other equipment in the recording of music, words, sounds, or any combination of such material. There are several types of engineering positions available in today's studios. In large studios, there are usually several engineers, each with the own duties and contributions. There are recording engineers, recording assistants, set-up engineers, maintenance engineers, and even mix-down engineers in some cases....   [tags: essays papers]
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Software Engineer - Computer software engineers use the basics and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to the design, development, testing, and evaluation of the software and systems that enable computers to perform their many different tasks. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, computer software engineers are projected to be one of the fastest growing occupations over the 2002–12 period. The starting salaries for computer engineers with a bachelor's degree can be higher than salaries of bachelor's degree graduates in many other occupations....   [tags: essays research papers] 827 words
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Computer Engineer - Introduction and History Computer engineering is a very time consuming, challenging job. To be a good computer engineer you need years of experience and collage education. Computer engineers provide information and data processing for certain computer firms and organizations. They conduct research, design computers, and discover and use new principles and ideas of applying computers. I am going to tell you specific facts about the careers of computer engineers like payment, education needed, skills, responsibilities of the job, job outlook, and benefits of the job....   [tags: essays research papers] 929 words
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Architectural Engineer - Architectural Engineer An architectural engineer designs structures such as houses, skyscrapers, and bridges based on his knowledge of materials and how they handle forces. I. Introduction A. History B. Definition II. Education A. Suggested high school education 1. General subjects 2. Types of people B. College C. Post-College 1. Internship 2. Becoming registered III. Employment A. Specialization B. Acquiring a job C. The building industry IV. Structures A. Cottages B. Solar houses C....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Engineer - The Engineer It is a warm and sunny afternoon at the Niles Train Depot. Soon, a shiny new engine will make its way down the tracks, stop for a short time to pick up and drop off its busy passengers, and then move on its merry way to the next stop. At the station, people of all ages wait for that train to come. Some are passengers themselves, yet others are simply there to pick up their loved ones who will be arriving from their vacations or business trips. With only minutes before the train is scheduled to arrive, the station comes alive with activity....   [tags: Family Relationships] 1061 words
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Systems Engineer Career - Systems Engineer Career The title of Systems Engineer is very widely used and until about 10 years ago, it was only used by individuals with degrees in the engineering field. Today it is used in the Information Technology space to identify individuals who play a technical role in the design, implementation or support of network and or server operations. The title of Systems Engineer is no longer associated with college degrees; it is associated with industry knowledge. The knowledge of an entry level Systems Engineer starts out generalized and at a high level and the responsibilities are also very broad....   [tags: Computer System Science Engineering] 1487 words
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Computer Engineering - A Carrer as a Computer Software Engineer - Computer Engineering - A Carrer as a Computer Software Engineer Introduction The explosive impact of computers and information technology on our everyday lives has generated a need to design and develop new computer software systems and to incorporate new technologies in a rapidly growing range of applications. The tasks performed by workers known as computer software engineers evolve quickly, reflecting new areas of specialization or changes in technology, as well as the preferences and practices of employers....   [tags: Computer Software Engineering]
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Formar Letter from a Consultant Engineer to a Client - " Deleted Manager´s name" Dear Sir, As a consultant engineer with WMW, the company you engaged to evaluate the Ford Pinto gas tank placement problem, I hereby submit my results. Your engineers have come up with four solutions to the problem: to relocate the gas tank from its present position between the differential and the rear bumper, to above the differential; to install a part that will prevent the gas tank being ruptured by the exposed bolts of the differential in the event of a rear-end crash; to insert a rubber bladder into the gas tank to prevent fuel spillage; or to stay with the original design and absorb the legal costs....   [tags: essays research papers] 371 words
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The Adventures of the Engineer's Thumb by Arthur Conan Doyle and The Ostler by Wilkie Collins - The Adventures of the Engineer's Thumb by Arthur Conan Doyle and The Ostler by Wilkie Collins Both stories build up suspense and anxiety. Arthur Conan Doyle's "Engineer's Thumb" conveys the feelings of a man who has lost his thumb whilst Wilkie Collins "The Ostler" is based upon a dream. The stories are written to shock the reader as they get caught up in the gripping storylines. Although the stories leave you tense and anxious they allow you to experience the events as they are written in 1st person....   [tags: compare, contrast, comparison] 1050 words
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The Career of Engineering - The Career of Engineering Take a look around yourself. What do you see. Maybe books, chairs, a television, or even your clothes. All the day to day things that are man-made, you can be sure that an engineer helped make it. Engineers have shaped our world as we know it. There are many different kinds of engineers from chemical, mechanical, textile, civil, agricultural and structural engineers. Our civilization would be as advanced as the Stone Age without these people. This career demands a wide education of math and science....   [tags: Descriptive Careers Engineer Essays]
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Making Ethical Bids in a Competitive Market - Making Ethical Bids in a Competitive Market As the United States economy struggles through a sluggish time with the stock market dropping and unemployment rising, being competitive in the job market has become extremely important among professionals. Engineers are no exception. For most engineering firms, being competitive and successful requires obtaining design projects offered by companies in other fields. These projects can range from designing heating and ventilation systems for office buildings to water systems for cities to computer networks for businesses—the list of possibilities and disciplines is extensive....   [tags: Engineer Engineering Job Papers]
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The Protection of Semiconductor Chip Products - ... This is what I learned from studying court cases. I learned in the law from court cases that the law protects both the consumer and the owner. The owner is the person creating the product is the owner of the copyright. The person who is infringing on the copyright is the consumer or violator. The consumer can be an individual, a small company, or a large enterprise. I learned that the owner can reproduce their product(s) as many times as the owner wishes. He/She can also designate someone else to reproduce copies of their work....   [tags: reverse engineer, copy right law, copying]
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Petroleum Engineering - Petroleum Engineering As a petroleum engineer, one would have to apply their "technical skills and knowledge" to solve different challenges. They connect an area that lies just below the surface and top to bring oil and gas from a reservoir to the to where they need it to be. Their aim is always to work economically as well as safely. The diverse topics covered by petroleum engineering are closely related to the earth sciences. Petroleum engineering topics include economics, geology, geochemistry, geomechanics, geophysics, oil drilling, geopolitics, knowledge management, seismology, team building, teamwork, tectonics, thermodynamics, well logging, well completion, oil and gas production, re...   [tags: Petroleum Engineer] 924 words
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Excellence in Engineering Education - Excellence in Engineering Education How should we describe the excellent engineer and what kind of education is demanded by such a person. Several issues are involved. One of these is the character of our times; that is, the best engineer out of the "science engineering" model of the 1950s may have little value in the early 21st Century. Another issue is the concept of education. How do education and training differ and how is excellence achieved. Finally, clearly, there is the issue of what we would expect of an engineer who is truly excellent....   [tags: Education Engineer Educating Essays] 1418 words
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Wernher Von Braun Biography - Wernher von Braun was one of the world’s first rocket engineers. Born in 1912, he grew up with a dream, to “help turn the wheel of time.” Von Braun did just that by creating the V-2 missile/rocket, the Jupiter-C rocket, and the well-known Saturn V space rocket. Considering these ingenious devices created by Wernher, I, myself, would not hesitate to say that he did indeed “help turn the wheel of time.” On March 23, 1912, Baron Magnus von Braun and Baroness Emmy von Quistorp celebrated the birth of their second son, Wernher von Braun....   [tags: Biography Biographies Engineer] 1749 words
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Industrial Engineering - Industrial Engineering What is industrial engineering. The field of industrial engineering has had many definitions given to it. Most of the definitions include all of the same elements stated in slightly different ways. For example the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) defines industrial engineering as the profession in which a knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences gained by study, experience and practice is applied with judgment to develop ways to utilize economically, the materials and forces of nature for the benefit of mankind....   [tags: Engineer Engineering Essays]
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Things to Consider for Performance evaluation - ... 360 reviews should be used to help identify development needs for personal and business skills. By having coworkers involved in the feedback allows for honesty in the view of the person. The advantage of this aspect deals with input and criticism that is anonymous, other than the person that interviewed the individuals for answers about the employee. The manager has the difficulty of “remembering that the goal of a 360 review is not to measure job effectiveness of the employee” (Vanek, 2013) but is used for professional development....   [tags: recency, engineer, common criteria]
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Leonardo Da Vinci’s Inventions and Other Contributions to Civilization - ... In this way “the painting had a perspective tailor made for the room” making it unique and desirable to look at. This hadn’t been done before and therefore proving itself to be a masterpiece. His way of painting contributed to the world of art by giving artists inspiration and new methods of painting. He also contributed to civilisation by creating new technologies through his knowledge of science. He studied many branches of science including; geology, geometry, hydrodynamics, mechanical engineering, optic, pyrotechnics and zoology, anatomy, biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics....   [tags: mona lisa, engineer, innovations]
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Robert Koffler Jarvik and The Artificial Heart - ... His plans to join the medical field and the American Medical School were set back due to his grades. He was also rejected by twenty five different schools. Therefore, after his rejection of those schools he enrolled in New York University, and worked for a career in biomechanics (encyclopedia.com). Not giving up on his dream of becoming a doctor he entered the Artificial Heart Program at the University of Utah (encyclopedia.com). At the University of Utah Robert got an opportunity to work with Willem Kolff, the director of the institute (faqs.org)....   [tags: inventions, biomedical engineer]
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A Glimpse of Culture From the Eyes of an Engineer - The 8:50 a.m. bell rings. Thirty faces look up at the board. "The Refrigeration cycle begins with refrigerant R-134a proceeding to ..." Most pencils are hard at work, taking diligent notes. Some students stare into the board, attempting to imprint the entire schematic of the Refrigeration cycle into their memories. Others take a shot of Mountain Dew to clear the mental passages, or wake up from the previous evening. Concentration levels run high, as we all endeavor to excel at what we have been doing for the last several years -- pursuing an engineering degree....   [tags: Personal Narrative Cultural Essays] 2522 words
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Three Types of Conveyors - If you want to learn how i carry small or big parth, you should read this essay. Conveyörs, today granul and fragmented materials long distances, larger in capacity has found successful in conveying a range of practices. One conveyör have one tension part, one infinite drum and one motor. Actually this is simple discription. There are basically three carrier systems. Firstly band carriers system is very basic because consists of three sections.this system have one drum (Nylons or plastic materials), one motor and tensioning apparatus....   [tags: mechanical engineer, band conveyor]
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The Life of an Engineering Student - The Life of an Engineering Student I'm drinking cocktails out of a coconut on the beach when the Ocean begins to beep. It's 7:00am, Monday morning. I throw the alarm clock across the room and it crashes on the opposite wall. Subconsciously, I drag myself out of bed. Blind without my contacts and still lying on the beach sipping cocktails in a far off land, I don't realize the bedroom door is closed until my nose impacts it. My nose gives, the door doesn't. I stagger into the bathroom, start the shower, and plop in my contacts....   [tags: Engineer Education Papers] 2974 words
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The Importance of Architectural Engineering in Today's Society - ... Architects and architectural engineers have work together to create designs and buildings in a convenient matter. Architectural engineers can help design, and build complex buildings efficiently, but they also help financially by avoiding cost overrun. With the technical understanding of the different engineering fields, architectural engineers can come in handy when constructing complex buildings. Furthermore, architectural engineers are needed because architects and other engineers do not possess the right knowledge to design building systems....   [tags: architecture, buildings, designers]
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A Career in Biomedical Engineering - Many great inventions have been made through research in biomedical engineering, for example, genetic engineering, cloning, and insulin. After insulin has been invented, there are still a lot of problems with the purity and the quantity of the insulin produced. Biomedical engineering devised a way to produce large quantities of insulin with a higher level of purity, which has saved a lot of human lives. Although biomedical engineering just been officially founded 200 years ago, its practice has been with us for centuries....   [tags: Career Essays]
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The History and Importance of Civil Engineering - Anon, a prolific writer, once wrote, ”I am an Engineer, I serve mankind, by making dreams come true”(Bennett). Engineers make dreams come true by creating magnificent structures that amaze even the most impractical people. The hard work and dedication of engineers can be easily seen by opening a window and viewing the structures that adorn the earth. The structures that civil engineers design and build define the culture of a society and help to keep pace with a constantly changing world. Bridges, highways, drinking water- just a few necessities to the modern world, made possible by engineers throughout history, specifically civil engineers....   [tags: Civil Engineering]
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Information on Jobs in the Engineering Field - A civil engineer works on public projects. They are usually employed by municipalities, engineering, construction, or architectural firms, or the federal government. They design, organize, and lead civil engineering assignments including but not limited to activities such as airports, bridges, dams, pipelines, railroads, and roads. Civil engineers are responsible for calculating costs of a project as well as analyzing data, applying knowledge of engineering techniques, and using advanced mathematics....   [tags: engineering, career,] 2161 words
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Career Analysis: Aerospace Engineering - Aerospace engineering is a very difficult field to master. This field of engineering focuses on the “design, development, construction, testing, and operation of vehicles in the earth’s atmosphere or in space” (Britannica.com). Engineers often work in “specialized teams” that work on specific parts of a project. For example, teams could work on “aerodynamics, propulsion systems, structural designs, materials, avionics, and stability and control systems,” (Britannica.com). many engineers may “specialize” in a certain “aerospace product” like commercial aircraft, military fighter jets, helicopters, spacecraft, and missiles or rockets, (Bls.gov)....   [tags: Career Research ]
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Biomedical Engineering: Stem Cells - ... This proves that the new bioengineered trachea caused no harm to the pig; it only helped the pig grow larger and stronger. Bioengineering has the potential to save lives and assist individuals in need. In order to make bioprinting a success, scientists will require stem cells, specifically embryonic stem cells (Castillo Para. 7). A stem cell is any cell that can self-renew and then they differentiate into other cells. According to Watson, Stephanie, and Ph.D. Craig Freudenrich. “To grow the stem cells, scientists remove them from the blastocyst and culture them grow them in a nutrient-rich solution) in a Petri dish in the laboratory” (Watson and Freudenrich Para....   [tags: devices, technology, 3D bioprinting]
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Civil Engineering at a Glance - The career of a civil engineer is diminishing rapidly; however, more buildings and roads are being constructed. Becoming an engineer is not an easy task to complete. Many years of college and post-education training are required to gain the ability to be titled an engineer, especially a civil engineer. Civil engineers draft and design large construction projects including roads, building, airports, water shed lakes, dams, bridges and other various public works systems. Sometimes, civil engineers are asked to safeguard the health of our environment by managing and improving air, land and water quality with air, water and waste treatment systems....   [tags: education, career, licensure, construction, job]
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Career Profile: Engineering - By mixing scientific, economic, and social knowledge, we develop a disciplined art form of an occupation. All of this applied knowledge is needed in order to build devices and mechanical systems to improve the lives of people. A career in the department of engineering consists of practicing the scientific principles in order to meet social and consumer needs. Engineers develop efficient solutions to technical problems. There exist different branches that stem out and create detailed tasks for each component of engineering....   [tags: Careers]
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The Importance of Architectural Engineering - ... In this article various architects and engineers are interviewed for different viewpoints. The interviewees explain architectural engineering in detail, which makes it easier for the reader to understand. It is also one of the few articles that focus specifically on architectural engineering. To get a clear concept of what architectural engineers do in order to keep the environment safe, I used a science encyclopedia. I found it after searching “Architectural Engineering” at Credo Reference....   [tags: logic, creativity, civil engineering]
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Military Engineering and its Impact on War - Military engineering can be traced back to its origins in the defensive frameworks in the fort hills constructed in Europe during the late Iron Age. One of the earliest feats of Military Engineering was the Great Wall of China, which was built in the 3rd century B.C. to protect the Chinese against the barbarians to the north. The ancient Romans were the preeminent engineering people of the ancient western world. They constructed a vast network of roads and aqueducts within their empire and various guard towers and forts to protect their many settlements....   [tags: Engineering, War] 1064 words
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Moral Vision & the Landscape of Engineering Professionalism - Since the conception of engineering the ethical codes that govern the profession have been ever changing. In the beginning, ethical codes for engineers emphasized loyalty to the employer regardless of any legal or moral infraction. By the mid 1900’s these codes had been revised to include a new objective: protecting public safety, health and welfare. Even with this new objective there were many engineering fiascos that showed a new necessity for a reevaluation of engineering ethics. By the early 2000’s ethics had become a mandatory part of education for engineers with the primary objective of protecting public safety, health and welfare above all else....   [tags: Engineering]
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Electrical Engineering: Changing Society One Product At a Time - What would the world look like without electrical engineering. Electrical engineering encompasses so many fields of interest that people’s everyday lives are affected by the creations that it has made. The world of technology can all stem from the fields of electrical engineering that can be studied. The music heard coming from the speakers, the monitors that show an abundance of information, and even the lights that are lighting a room are all products of electrical engineers. Electrical engineering has many important fields but the ones that are most influential on in society include computer engineering, communications, software and electronic systems....   [tags: Engineering]
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Review of Related Research and Studies in Engineering - The researchers searched for literatures and studies that will serve as an aid for their study. The purpose of this study was to identify the factors that influence 1st year Electronics and Communication Engineering students of De La Salle Lipa school year 2011-2012 to choose their course. The growing skill shortages across many fields of engineering are generating higher graduate salaries and other benefits for engineering graduates. An engineering career offers the opportunity to travel around the world making a difference and contributing to communities....   [tags: Education, Engineering]
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Engineering Ethics - In this essay I shall consider whether the primary goal of a course on engineering should be to teach students the standards of professional conduct as set out by major engineering codes of ethics, or if they should think autonomously about moral issues. The speaker in the essay question suggest that the former argument is correct, and that engineering courses should have the goal of teaching students to master the standards set out by codes of ethics as following these is what engineering ethics consists of....   [tags: Ethics Engineering]
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A Career in Engineering - ... Not only does engineering improves people’s lives, but it also creates an effective environment. Programs should encourage students to pursue an engineering career if he or she is interested because the more engineers there are the better the outcome on the world. Engineering is not your average career. It goes in depth with affecting human life and the environment. Students should have an early experience with engineering to determine if he or she wants to make engineering a career. The programs will assist in determining whether the students wants to fulfill a career in engineering....   [tags: Career Essays]
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Animal Disturbances in Eastern Deciduous Forests - The study of ecology is currently primarily focused upon anthropogenic effects on ecosystems as well as feeding relationships; however, non-feeding interactions are also an important factor in understanding the balance of the ecosystem and identifying issues. These interactions are generally termed disturbances. What constitutes a disturbance. White and Pickett defined it as “any relatively discrete event in time that disrupts ecosystem, community, or population structure and changes resources, substrate availability, or the physical environment” (White 1985)....   [tags: Ecology, Ecosystems] 2592 words
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Levee Break during Hurricanes in New Orleans - ... The engineers were leaning towards building the levees to be able to support the majority of hurricane forces which has been Category 3. They actually planned “that we had Category Three [hurricane] level of protection” [2]. The Category 3 storms are around 111-129 mph winds and are considered to cause devastating damage such as home damage and trees being uprooted [3]. The decisions regarding the strength of the levee were decided based off of cost-benefit thought. The engineers wanted to build the levees in order to meet a certain good based off of the cost range that they were allowed....   [tags: levee, hurricane katrina, louisiana]
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Description of Two Interesting Careers - ... I believe in my endurance, because of my past experience in cross country where I spend harsh practices with rains of sweat and keep improving my time as I keep trying my best. Another reason why this career fits me, because I enjoy solving difficult problems using extensive amount of thinking. Any job will not continue if you do not enjoy or have any interests in the tasks. Physicists is an amazing career where you could design new research equipment and develop new theories or methods to solve the problems....   [tags: software designer, physician, occupations]
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Structural Engineering and Ethical Decision Making - Structural Engineering and Ethical Decision Making INTRODUCTION Currently in the state of California, designers employed in the building industry follow the 1997 Uniform Building Code (UBC 97). The UBC 97 is intended to be a minimum requirement for both engineers and architects to follow in the design of any structural building or bridge. There are exceptions to the use of the UBC; local jurisdictions have the right to adopt other codes for there use. For instances some counties or cities may adopt certain ordinances that go beyond the UBC....   [tags: Structural Engineering Essays]
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A Look Into Mechanical Engineering - The career that I am going to pursue is Mechanical Engineering. The reason why I chose this is because ever since i was little i was always interested in building little cars. I begged by parents to buy me Legos so i could create what ever came to my head. Even there are many types of engineering i want to be the engineer that designs cars. History of Mechanical Engineering The history of mechanical engineering is very broad and dates back to ancient times. In ancient Greece, the works of Archimedes which he had designed ships and invented the Archimedes screw which is still used today ("Wikipedia")....   [tags: Careers, personal narrative]
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Management: Different Leadership Theories - ... However, democratic leadership appears to be the correct diagnosis of Terril’s leadership style as he asked the questions ‘What’s the problem. Why can’t we produce. Why does this division have such turnover?’. This approach is in line with democratic as Terril allows for employee input and suggestions and then makes his decision based on said input. Terril is transactional leader. ‘Transactional leadership is an influence process that motivates individual effort by engaging in an exchange or a transaction with the follower’ (Kahai et al, 2013)....   [tags: leadership behavior, selling, transformational]
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A Solar-Powered World - A Solar-powered World Since the beginning of the war against environmental contamination, it has been the job of engineers to come up with solutions to this problem. Waste management regulations, material recycling and recursion to renewable energy resources have been some of the many brilliant ideas engineers have emerged with to take control of the situation. Of these three, the use of renewable energy resources has meant to be the most complicated of the solutions to repair the damage done to nature....   [tags: Environment, Energy Resources, Waste Management] 2585 words
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