Being able to use the right technical terminology in a foreign language is becoming increasingly important for mechanical engineering students and fully qualified mechanical engineers.
The item Glossary aims to help users do just that.
This useful reference work combines a technical dictionary with an illustrated glossary and example sentences to offer an innovative approach to ensuring technical terminology is understood and used appropriately.

item Glossary
The item Glossary currently contains entries in English and German.
There are plans to extend the range of languages to include Spanish and Chinese.

- Dictionary comprising approx. 60,000 entries
- Glossary of approx. 1,000 entries
- The entries explain terms in brief using related technical terminology. Every glossary entry has been translated by technical translators who work in the field of mechanical engineering.
- Users learn the correct translation and usage for a whole range of technical terms.
- The entries in the dictionary and glossary are based on specialist course literature and reference works used by qualified engineers.
- Approx. 20,000 example sentences for terms from the glossary and dictionary
- The example sentences come from technical translations.
- Approx. 500 labelled drawings accompany the glossary entries

The item Glossary is a work in progress.
More content will be added step by step until it reaches the planned size.

- The current version incorporates the following topic areas: Ergonomics, mechanics, conveying technology, design engineering, production processes, mechatronics, control technology, metrology and electrical engineering.
- The following topic areas are currently being prepared: Machine dynamics, production, material strength, mathematics and material science.

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item Industrietechnik GmbH is the leading developer and supplier of building kit systems for industrial applications. As an innovative company, we want to support a system of education and knowledge transfer that prepares people for the future. We hope this technical glossary will be a helpful resource throughout your studies and career.
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What’s New

Version 1.0.6

- bugfixes


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Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



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