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01:27 May 15, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Konstruktionstechnik
Studium Maschinenbau mit Fachrichtung "Konstruktionstechnik"
Nicole Bluemel

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naDesign Technology
Vesna Zivcic
nadesignUschi (Ursula) Walke
nadesign engineering / design engineering technologygangels
nabuilding techniqueCarole Reade-Kentros



48 mins
building technique

seems logical !

Carole Reade-Kentros
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design engineering / design engineering technology

Maschinenbau is NOT machine building, but "Mechanical Engineering". The German "Konstrukteur" is a "design engineer".

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5 hrs

or use

mechanical engineering design


Maschinenbau mit Fachrichtung Konstruktionstechnik.

There are many examples in the web, e.g.


'Course number AME412A - Mechanical Engineering Design'
Google's translation into German is:

That's not much help. I think that Design is the word you are looking for, and that technology is superfluous.
HTH :-)

    Routledge Technik, Oxford Duden
Uschi (Ursula) Walke
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Design Technology

Design Technology is the official translation of the expression "Konstruktionstechnik", used by the leading institutes and faculties.

1. Fraunhofer- Institute für Produktionsanlegen und Konstruktionstechnik (Fraunhofer
Institute for Manufacturing Systems and Design Technology) ...

2. Welcome!
Faculty for Design Technology, Germany Post ... Rector's Office - Technology
Transfer/University ... Fakultät für Konstruktionstechnik der Universität ..

    Reference: http://www.iai.csic.es/netcim/organisa.htm
    Reference: http://www.beepworld.de/members/omnisconto/
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