reverse engineering


Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

reverse engineering

a situation where a firm obtains a competitor's product so as to disassemble it and from the resultant component analysis decide how to build a similar product.
References in periodicals archive ?
The most typical jobs fall into two main areas--inspection for quality assurance purposes and reverse engineering for design and prototyping.
Salehi who had announced last month that the country was taking the preliminary steps to produce what he called "modern 20%-enriched uranium" to fuel the country's reactors, said in the interview that the western states had also understood that Iran no more needed reverse engineering.
and reverse engineering. In response, IBM, DEC, Apple, Microsoft, and
Developed by HighRES, Inc., ReverseEngineering.com is Windows-based Reverse Engineering CAD/CAM software for multi-cad add-ins, privately owned and founded in 1996, HighRES, Inc provides reverse engineering solutions for military, education, mold making, prototyping, automotive, medical, aerospace, consumer products and centrifugal pump parts.
Protocol Reverse Engineering is the process in which protocol parameters, formats, and semantics are inferred in the absence of formal specifications [1].
Reverse engineering is modern technology which provides a lot of benefits and possibilities in the CAD/CAM domain [3].
Keywords: Forward engineering, reverse engineering, function point, line of code, complexity
The second level consists two courses, discussing Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering. The third and final level, similarly broken down into two courses, covers Advanced Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering.
Various industries prefer reverse engineering as 3D scanning service since few years.
The CAD system includes a scanner and software created to transform physical objects into a digital model, known as reverse engineering, ready for 3D printing.
and casting industries for applications requiring inspection, on-machine measurement, fixture and jig set-ups, and reverse engineering. Features include:
Reverse engineering of rubber products; concepts, tools, and techniques.