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Engineering._Workshop

Engineering._Workshop

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EngineeringWorkshop
Contents
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I
1
What
is
engineering?1Therightpersonintherightjob
3Thestartingpoint
4
Thecourseforyou5Whatisitmadefrom?
6Benditlike...7A
picture
isworthathousand
words8
Gettingaway
from
it
all
9
The
car'sastar
10
Madeby
hand
11
Didyoureadtheinstructions?
12
Safetyfirst
13
Are
yousitting
comfortably?
14
Smallisbeautiful
1.5
Bigisbest
16
Bright
spark
1.7
Servant
or
master?
18
Gadgets
19
Br,idgingthegap
20
Bridgedisaster
21
Ancientstructures
22
Doyouunderstand?
13
H
do
7
.OW0
yousay....
24
Where
haveI
heardthatname
before?
15
What'syour
number?
26
It's
aUjustnumbers
27
YourCV
2
3
45
6
7
8
9
101112
14
15
16
1718
19
20
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
32
34
18
Please
apply
inwriting
Glossary
1
OXFORD
UN1\'F.RSlTYPRES':;
 
Whatisen
Beforeyou.
start
1
Work
with
apartner;Inyourownlanguage,
think
or
fourwordstodescribeengineering.Compareyourwordswithanother
pair
andagreeonfourwords.HowdoyousaythesewordsinEnglish?
Write
downfourEnglishwordstodescribeengineering.
Reading
1
Read
the
headings
of
the
paragraphs
(1-4)
below,Underlineany
new
wordsand
look
themup
in
the
glossaryoryour
dictionary.
Wll
atdayou
think
eachparagraphwillbeabout?
3
Readtheparagraphs
(1-4)
below
and
check.EngineeringiseverywhereAlmosteveryt.hing
\I{C
Lise
in
modernlifeismade
by
engineers.Forexample,ifwantsafastercar,asmallerpersonalstereo,orabetterpen,they
will
askadesignengineercofind
a
practical
limmil"lI.
amanufacturer
2'
EngineeringisboththeoreticalandpracticalEngineersusetheory(ideasaboutengineering)toproduce
practicalanswers,The
design
solution
mustbeareasonableprice.safe,andreliable:..
A
newideathat
is
expensive,dangerous,ordoesn'talwaysworkisnotagoodsolution.
:r
Engineersusea
methodGenerallvengineerssolveproblems
in
away.Engineers:theproblem,
D1~1
asolution,testthesolution,
@ilam,
the
solution.
Ifthe
solutionisn'tright,theprocessisrepeated.\II1henagoodsolutionisfound,thenextstepisto:
5
communicatethesolution.
4l
AnyonecanuseengineeringideasThismethodofproblem-solvingisuseful
in
tM4i'Ujl!I
life.
For
example,
you
can
use
thefive
steps
nexttimeyoupreparefora
test.
1Definetheproblem:Iwanttopassmytest
nextweek.
2Designasolution:Iwillstudyforthreehoursaday.
3
Testthesolution:Studyforthreehoursaday
andtake
thetest.
4,
Evaluatethesolution:HaveIpassedthetest
with
a
goodroadc?Yes::::agoodsolution.No
=
abadsolution,sothinkofabetterone.5Communicatethesolution:TeLLyourfriendsaboutyourtest-passingtechnique.
1
Engin~~ring
4
Readthefourparagraphsagainanddecide
if
thesentences
(1-4)
below,aretrue(T)orfalse(Fl.1Lotsofthingsaremade
by
engineers.T/F2Engineeringisn'tpractical.
T/F
3Engineersmustthinkcarefully
TIP
4
Onlyengineerscansolveproblems.
T/F
Vocabulary
5
Matchthe
nqmuum,._,.......
'""_j)..
J--m~1
wordsfromthetext
with
themeanings
(1-7)
below.1plan5careful2sayexactly6assessthesuccessof
3
abusiness
4
answer
7normal
WritingandSpeaking
6
Readtheparagraphheadingsagain.Doyouagreewiththem?
7
Workwithapartner.Chooseoneoftheproblemsbeloworyourownproblem.Solve
it
using
the
fivesteps.Makenotes.Youwant
to
goawayforaweekendwithyourfriendsbutyourparentswantyoutostudy.You
wantto
buy
a
CD
player
but
youhaven't
gotanymoney
S
Explainyourproblemandthesolutiontoanotherpairofstudents.
9
Lookatthefourwordsyouwrotetodescribeengineeringatthebeginningoftheunit.Doyouwanttochangethem?
Getreal
Findanexampleofanew.improveddesign,forexample,anewmodelofcar,householdappliance,orpersonalstereo.Comparetheoriginalandthenewone.Whichfeaturesaredifferent?ISthenewonebetter?

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