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31 Cards in this Set

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What is the Volume of a cone
Volume of a cone =
What is the Surface area of
a solid cone
Surface area of a solid cone =
What is the equation for Fractional Error?
Error/True Value
Length Conversions
1 in = 2.54000 cm
1 ft = 0.304800 m
1 yard = 3 ft
1 mi = 5280 ft
Volume Conversion
1 ft^3 = 7.48 gal
1 gal = 3.78 L
In the design example discussed in class, which involved reducing bacteria levels at Salt Creek Beach what design tool was used?
A Decision matrix
As presented in Dr. Puri’s energy video, energy efficient lighting can reduce home electricity demand up to:
What is the engineering process
ABET criterion 3 A
An ability to apply knowledge of math, science and engineering
ABET criterion 3 B
Ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
ABET criterion 3 C
An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
ABET criterion 3 D
An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
ABET criterion 3 E
An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
ABET criterion 3 F
An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
ABET criterion 3 G
An ability to communicate effectively
ABET criterion 3 H
The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
ABET criterion 3 I
A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
ABET criterion 3 J
A knowledge of contemporary issues
ABET criterion 3 K
An ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
What are 4 characteristics of a professional Engineer.
-Graduate from ABET accredited
engineering school
-Four years of engineering experience
accepted by Board of Examiners
-16 Hours of Written Examination:
- Fundamentals of Engineering Exam
- Principles & Practice Exam
Code of ethics -- self-imposed
What are the Engineering job classifications?
-Analytical, Experimental, Design, Research, Test, Town, Quality, Consulting, Management, Professor of Engineering
What are the Fields of Engineering
Aerospace, Biological Systems, Science & Mechanics, Industrial, Chemical, Civil, Materials Science, Mechanical, Computer, Computer Science, Mining & Minerals, Electrical, Biomedical, Ocean, Architectural, Nuclear, Environmental
Design criterion
Characteristic related to the problem, such as cost, size, or weight, that is designer chosen as an evaluation factor.
Design constraint
An imposed boundary placed on the design solution.
Why were people not allowed to enter Salt Creek?
High bacteria counts in the water.
In this case, main bacteria were total
coliform and fecal coliform.
Sources of Pollution for Salt Creek
-Cities of Dana Point and Laguna Niguel.
-Salt Creek watershed is about 70% developed.
-Irrigation water from residential zones, light commercial zones, open spaces, and recreational
areas, carried bacteria, fertilizers, animal waste,
What was the treatment used on Salt Creek
-Chlorination and dechlorination-
-Ozone treatment of runoff water
-Exposure of urban runoff to UV light
What are the 6 six major specialties of Chemical engineering?
polymer engineering, biotechnology, process control engineering, environmental
engineering, engineering management, and oil and natural gas?
What is Sustainable development?
“meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet human needs and aspirations”
Standard SI units
Mass: Kilogram
Time: Second
Temperature: Kelvin
Electric: Ampere
Amount of Substance: Mole
Luminous Intensity: Candela
What are the 7 rules for writing SI units?
-Never written as plural
-Period never comes after unit symbol
-No invented symbols
-Always u lowercase, except for units named after people
-Quantities consisting of several units must be separated by dots or dashes
-Exponential power refers to both SI units
-No compound prefixes