> That's clever, but the more realistic version of a modern engineer is a
> guy that takes a series of measurements to the nearest 0.25 inch,
> multiplies everything out on a calculator displaying 10 decimal digits,
> and comes up with a requirement to the nearest .0001 of an inch.
> It's something that was beat into our heads back when I was in
> Engineering School (and even used a slide rule). You results are only
> accurate to the tolerance of the most accurate measurement.
The EE lab tech would always remind anyone who was getting too carried
away (me) that "we live in a 10% universe" (in reference to the
It's a good line. I remind myself every now and then.
T.E. Motorworks, Inc.
Post Industrial Laboratory