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Absolute Zero: What engineering terms don't mean.

By Deepak Gopalakrishnan in 'Engineering Comics - "Absolute Zero"', Mar 14, 2012.

  1. Deepak Gopalakrishnan

    Deepak Gopalakrishnan The Absolute Zero

    Engineering Discipline:
    Chemical
    We engineers have a unique vocabulary and it's easy for outsiders to get confused or misunderstand what we mean.

    Absolute Zero takes a closer look.

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    AZ07.
     
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    1. Praveen-Kumar

      Praveen-Kumar Knight

      Engineering Discipline:
      Computer Science
      Let me add something from my side!
      HardDrive: Not a long and hectic drive by car.
      Computer Chips: Not a snack that is eaten by the computers.
      Bits & Bytes: Not bits of food that you can bite!
       
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    2. Sada

      Sada Star

      Engineering Discipline:
      Computer Science
      Very Nice.
      Now I want to see the Computer science words :mrgreen:
       
    3. Neeraj Sharma

      Engineering Discipline:
      Computer Science
      C: Not an alphabet of a language. In fact, its a complete language :p
      Bus: Not a bus on which people travel :p
      Constructor: Not a constructor involved in constructions :p

      Will come out with few more soon :)
       
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    4. Praveen-Kumar

      Praveen-Kumar Knight

      Engineering Discipline:
      Computer Science
      Super!
       
    5. zaveri

      zaveri Star

      Engineering Discipline:
      Mechanical
      and something from the electricals:

      stepper motor: is not a motor that walks
      carbon brushes : arent the brushes used for painting, cleaning etc etc
      transformer : has no connection with the movie
       
    6. Praveen-Kumar

      Praveen-Kumar Knight

      Engineering Discipline:
      Computer Science
      transformer: doesn't transform an energy into another!!! :p Howz this???
       
    7. Neeraj Sharma

      Engineering Discipline:
      Computer Science
      Garbage Collector: is not the one who collects Garbage :p
       
    8. A.V.Ramani

      A.V.Ramani Guru

      Engineering Discipline:
      Biomedical
      Adobe
      [​IMG]

      Photoshop
      [​IMG]

      Apple
      [​IMG]

      Windows
      [​IMG]

      போதுமடா போதும் அறுவை. Enough is enough.
       
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    9. Umesh Kumar Rai

      Umesh Kumar Rai Apprentice

      Engineering Discipline:
      IT
      Awesome... Thanks for sharing..
       
    10. Indrajeet Roy

      Indrajeet Roy Apprentice

      Engineering Discipline:
      IT
      Classes: Not the ones we all hated at school!
      Functions: Not the ones that we attend!
      Unions: Not the one we have after marriage! :mrgreen:

      How's that for some Computer Programming terms??:happy:
       
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    11. SYED BASEERULLAH

      SYED BASEERULLAH Enthusiast

      Engineering Discipline:
      Mechanical
      thermocouple:D very funny
      Great work
       
    12. Jeffrey Samuel

      Engineering Discipline:
      Electronics
      Sorry for being repulsive here AKD but I have never gotten along with any CS engineers till date there has been seriously many arguments between ECE and CS troops of our college
       
    13. bobgalle

      bobgalle Addict

      Engineering Discipline:
      Instrumentation & Control
      Thermocouple was too good...
      but if thermocouple was for hot couple in college, then what is THERMISTOR?? ... Mr HOT in college?? :rolleyes:
       
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