The New Penguin Dictionary of Civil Engineering. David Blockley. London: Penguin Books. 2005, xxiv, 533 pp. ISBN 0-140-51526-7.Metka Brkan
, 2006, recenzija, prikaz knjige, kritika
Ključne besede: dictionaries, lexicography, dictionary of construction, technical dictionaries, English
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Examples of use in technical dictionariesMetka Brkan
, 2008, objavljeni znanstveni prispevek na konferenci
Opis: Many technical dictionaries take the form of glossaries which only lemmatize a source and target word without presenting any additional information about terms. While examples of use are frequent in general language dictionaries, they are rare in technical ones. Some lexicographers even share the opinion that there is no need to include examples in a technical dictionary because terms are generally monosemous and do not present any lexical problems. Using examples taken from the fields of garment and traffic engineering, this article is intended to show that many contrastive differences exist between Slovene and English terms from these fields. They should be included into dictionary articles to support the intended uses of a dictionary. A well composed dictionary article will help a professional user, especially a student, to formulate correct native and foreign language sentences.
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A new method for determining extra time by considering ergonomic loads in the garment and metal working industriesVekoslav Verhovnik
, Andrej Polajnar
, 1993, izvirni znanstveni članek
Opis: The changing labour conditions in the garment and metal-working industries have led to the necessity of determining new extra times to establish the time standard. In this paper, a method of measuring stress and strain imposed upon the operator in new working conditions by determining the additional production coefficient is presented. The method gives criteria and grades to assess stress at the workplace. Physical stress (dynamic and static), thermal and visual stress, discomfort caused by noise, aerosols, gases and vapours, and the stress due to monotony are assessed. The stresses are expressed by ecological, physiological and psychological indexes. The indexes are pondered. Ponderation includes the factor of the magnitude and the time of exposure to stress. Ponderation is expressed by the number of points, the total being an adequate presentation of the stresses. Stress and strain decrease the working performance of the operator. Therefore they must be included in the standard to compensate for the operator's lower working efficiency due to physical and psychological strain at the workplace, Short breaks and stops allowed during work enable the operator to perform work tasks without getting excessively tired. The necessary correction of the production time is made by applying the ergonomic coefficient Ker.
Ključne besede: job analysis, production planning, stress assessment, time study, working conditions, working environment
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