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By Ron Hanifan

This crucial reference defines the main and most typically used phrases present in engineering files and drawings throughout a number of disciplines and explains them in simple, unambiguous English. Concise Dictionary of Engineering: A consultant to the Language of Engineering additionally distinguishes how a few phrases tackle assorted meanings in numerous engineering contexts—critical wisdom while engaged on collaborative initiatives with varied components and associates. in response to an variation built for researchers and technicians at Lockheed Martin, each one access during this quantity is written in transparent, daily English with out complicated jargon and “techno-speak.” The e-book is perfect for college kids, expert engineers, commercial team of workers, managers and someone else who calls for an outstanding figuring out of the language of engineers.

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2) Any fixed union existing between two objects that result in electrical conductivity between the two objects. Such union occurs either from physical contact between conducting surfaces of the objects or from the addition of a firm electrical connection between them. Bond Direct An electrical connection utilizing continuous metal-to-metal contact between the members being joined. Bond Indirect An electrical connection employing an intermediate electrical conductor between the bonded members. Bonding The process of establishing the required degree of electrical continuity between the conductive surfaces to be joined.

Annealing Heating to and holding at a suitable temperature and then cooling at a suitable rate, for such purposes as reducing hardness, improving machinability, facilitating cold working, producing a desired microstructure, or obtaining desired mechanical, physical, or other properties. Annular Ring That portion of conductive material completely surrounding a hole. Anode (1) An electrode at which oxidation of the anode surface or some component of the solution is occurring (opposite of cathode).

In an optical system, it is equal to the diameter of the largest entering beam of light that can travel completely through the system. This may or may not be equal to the aperture of the objective. Aperture Card An unprocessed tabulating card that contains an aperture (rectangular hole) specifically designed for the subsequent insertion of a developed frame of silver halide camera microfilm. Aperture, Clear (CA) The opening in the mount of an optical system or any component thereof that limits the extent of the bundle of rays’ incident on the specific surface.

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