Concise Dictionary of Engineering: A Guide to the Language by Ron Hanifan

By Ron Hanifan

This crucial reference defines the primary and most typically used phrases present in engineering records and drawings throughout a number of disciplines and explains them in simple, unambiguous English. Concise Dictionary of Engineering: A advisor to the Language of Engineering additionally distinguishes how a few phrases tackle assorted meanings in numerous engineering contexts―critical wisdom whilst engaged on collaborative initiatives with diversified parts and associates. according to an variation constructed for researchers and technicians at Lockheed Martin, every one access during this quantity is written in transparent, daily English with no complicated jargon and “techno-speak.” The ebook is perfect for college students, expert engineers, commercial group of workers, managers and somebody else who calls for a pretty good knowing of the language of engineers.

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Authentication (1) A security measure designed to protect a communications system against acceptance of a fraudulent transmission or simulation by establishing the validity of a transmission, message, or originator. (2) A means of identifying individuals and verifying their eligibility to receive specific categories of information. (3) Evidence by proper signature or seal that a document is genuine and official. (4) A security measure designed to protect a communication system against fraudulent transmissions.

Aqueous Pertaining to water: an aqueous solution is made by using water as a solvent. Aqueous Cleaning Solution An aqueous cleaning solution is a water based cleaner whose constituents are soluble inorganic compounds such as silicates or phosphates or soluble organic compounds such as nonionic surfactant or combinations thereof. Examples of aqueous cleaning solutions include commercial detergents which generally contain both soluble inorganic and organic compounds and Navy oxygen cleaner (NOC) which contains only soluble inorganic compounds.

These statements are often used to define the limits of a collection of codes such as a module or subroutine. Behavioral Model A mathematical function that relates cause and effect quantitatively. Behavior Modeling Describing what a component of a software system will do in terms of an abstraction of the component’s operation, which focuses upon effect rather than cause. Bellows Contact A connector contact that is a flat spring folder used to provide a uniform spring rate over the full tolerance range of the mating unit.

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