Bernoulli Force – engineering 4 kids
“Bernoulli’s equation is used on aircraft to provide a speedometer called a pitot-static tube. A pressure is quite easy to measure with a mechanical device. In a pitot-static tube, we measur…
biomedical – engineering 4 kids
“Electronic skin, a tiny, nearly invisible devices stick to skin ‘talks’ to computers. This new device measures the body in different ways. Electronic skin can record temperature, muscle m…
citizen science – engineering 4 kids
“information gathering – web site to input information collected by participants – observations, measurements, location, time and date”
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clocks, watches and sundials – engineering 4 kids
“Clock – an instrument for measuring, indicating and maintaining the time. In general usage today, however, a “clock” refers to any device for measuring and displaying the time.”
design nature – engineering 4 kids
“Dolphin kick power – solved Gray’s Paradox using his new state-of-the-art water flow diagnostic technology — Digital Particle Image Velocimetry DPIV — that measures the force a dolphi…
Doppler Radar – engineering 4 kids
“Doppler radar machine which sens out a high frequency pulse ?. That is reflected off the moving ball. The moving ball compresses the signal slightly which changes the frequency of the pulse….
digital camera – engineering 4 kids
“image sensor – In a digital camera, the lens forms an image of the scene on a small electronic chip called the image sensor]. The sensor measures this light and converts it to a digital…
weighing scales – engineering 4 kids
“spring balances or spring scales measure weight (force) by balancing the force due to gravity against the force on a springa balance or pair of scales using a balance beam compares masses by…
process control – engineering 4 kids
“control effort, measured output, error signal, closed loop system”
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earthquake – engineering 4 kids
“Seismometer or seismograph – an instrument that measures motions of the ground, including those generated by earthquakes, nuclear explosions, and other sources. Records of seismic waves cal…
electric current – engineering 4 kids
“Electric Current – the rate of charge flow past a given point in an electric circuit, measured in Coulombs/second which is named Amperes. In most DC electric circuits, it can be assumed tha…
electricity – engineering 4 kids
“Electric current – a movement or flow of electrically charged particles, typically measured in amperes.”Electric potential – the capacity of an electric field to do work, typically m…
electrical circuit – engineering 4 kids
“Electric Circuits. The field of circuits applies physics of electrical phenomena to the design, analysis, and simulation of linear electric circuits and measurements of their properties. The…
prosthetic design – engineering 4 kids
“stiffness – rigidity or a measure of rigidity, inflexibility or a measure of inflexibility”
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Galileo – engineering 4 kids
“Galileo had to set up standards of length and time, so that measurements made on different days and in different laboratories could be compared in a reproducible fashion. This provided a reli…
hot air balloon – engineering 4 kids
“Pressure: Force applied uniformly over a surface, measured as force per unit of area”
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navigation – engineering 4 kids
“sextant 1757 – It made maps out of stars – determine the angle between an astronomical object and the horizon for the purposes of celestial navigation. The determination of this angle, th…
energy – engineering 4 kids
“Energy – is a measure of the ability to do mechanical work. It is a fundamental concept pertaining to the ability for action. Work (W) – energy expended by exerting a force (F) over a…
Engineering Toolbox – engineering 4 kids
“problems have to include specific rules, measurements, and calculations. In order to work out the solution, engineers rely on very detailed information. ”
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eyeglasses – engineering 4 kids
“The power of a lens is generally measured in diopters. Glasses correcting for myopia will have negative diopter strengths, and glasses correcting for hypermetropia will have positive diopter…