Introduction to Engineering / Edition 1

Introduction to Engineering / Edition 1

by Paul H. Wright, Arthur Koblasz, W E. Sayle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471605662

ISBN-13: 9780471605669

Pub. Date: 01/17/1989

Publisher: Wiley

This book is also available through the Introductory Engineering Custom Publishing System. If you are interested in creating a course-pack that includes chapters from this book, you can get further information by calling 212-850-6272 or sending email inquiries to engineerjwiley.com. Examines the roots of engineering through its modern development. Describes functions

Overview

This book is also available through the Introductory Engineering Custom Publishing System. If you are interested in creating a course-pack that includes chapters from this book, you can get further information by calling 212-850-6272 or sending email inquiries to engineerjwiley.com. Examines the roots of engineering through its modern development. Describes functions and career paths for various branches of engineering, professional responsibilities, ethics, purpose and importance of engineering societies. Discusses engineering design methods along with techniques commonly used to solve problems. Provides recommended procedures for handling engineering data. Includes two case studies, one of which deals with the circumstances and events leading to the space shuttle Challenger accident.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471605669
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/17/1989
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

History of Engineering.
Definition of Engineering.
The Engineer as a Professional.
Learning and Creative Thought.
The Engineering Approach to Problem Solving.
Engineering Communications.
Engineering Calculations.
Computers.
A Case Study--Atlanta's Freedom Parkway Project.
A Case Study--The Space Shuttle Challenger Accident.
Index.

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