Technology

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  1. the generation of knowledge and processes to develop systems that solve problems and extend human capabilities
    technology
  2. a person who applies the process of technology to solve problems
    technologists
  3. a work saving device that HELPS a technologist do work
    tool
  4. a work saving device that can do work WITHOUT help
    machine
  5. the act of sending and recieving information
    communication
  6. making something
    production
  7. What are the two types of production?
    manufacturing and custom
  8. What is the difference between manufacturing and custom?
    manufacturing is making in mass, custom is making just one
  9. the ability to do work
    energy
  10. What are the two types of energy?
    potential and kinetic
  11. What is the difference between potential and kinetic energy?
    potential is at rest, kinetic is in motion
  12. the use of energy to do work
    power
  13. moving something from place to place
    transportation
  14. the practical application of mechanical devices, products, substances, or organisms to improve the human conditon or contribute to the harmony between humans and the environment
    bio-related
  15. What are the seven types of resources?
    peorple, tools and machines, materials, time, money, energy, skills/talent
  16. info, ideas and activities that we need to provide to determine what you want to accomplish
    input
  17. the conversion of ideas or activities through the use of machines resources and labor into useful products
    process
  18. what the ststem produces
    output
  19. the part of a system that measures and controls the outcome of a system
    feedback
  20. making more then one copy of a product
    duplication
  21. invented moveable type printing writing works possible
    Johann Butenburg
  22. the first duplicated product
    Gutenburg Bible
  23. worldwide machines began to be powered by other machines and production was faster
    industrial revolution
  24. pattened the cotten gin
    Eli Whitney
  25. making many copies of a product all at once
    mass production
  26. What are the four parts of the mass production system?
    special machines, specialized labor, jigs and fixtures, standard system of measurement
  27. What is the key to mass production?
    The parts are interchangeable
  28. improved mass production by perfecting the assembaly line
    Henry Ford
  29. beat Ford to the market place with the first mass produced car in the U.S.
    R.E. Olds
  30. an economic system where people have the freedom to create ways to make money for themselves and compete with others doing the same thing
    free enterprise
  31. a person who uses money or other property as investments to make MORE money or property in return
    capitalist
  32. a person who starts their own business and takes risks
    entreprenuer
  33. hired by the owner to make decisions in a business running
    management
  34. hired to do the actual work in a business.
    labor
  35. the money that is left over after all bills and payroll have been paid of
    profit

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