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Vocabulary—As a well-educated engineer and intelligent citizen, it is important for you to understand that you need to develop a comprehensive vocabulary to communicate effectively. State the meaning of the following terms:

Optimization _____

Sustainability _____

LEED _____

Trademark _____

Patent _____

Copyright _____

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Explain the meaning for the terms optimization, sustainability, LEED, trademark, patent, and copyright.

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Optimization: It is a process of maximizing or minimizing the value of a function for some constraint to make perfect.

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Maximization means trying to get the maximum output without regard to cost. Minimization is to minimize the weight of the ladder without affecting its strength.

Sustainability: It means the design and development of a system can not only meets the need at present, but also for future generation. Example: Using earth resources to satisfy the needs today while ensuring the availability of resources to future.

LEED: Leadership in Energy and Environmental design (LEED) is the most widely used rating system of green building in the world.

Patent: Patents helps to protect the commercial inventions. Example: A newly invented business product of process is protected from making, selling or using by someone...

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