Introduction to Engineering Technology / Edition 7

Introduction to Engineering Technology / Edition 7

by Robert J. Pond, Jeffrey L. Rankinen
     
 

This book presents an overall view of the engineering world and explains how the technician and technologist fits into that world, stressing the importance of a good attitude and close attention to detail. Introduction to Engineering Technology, Seventh Edition also provides students with an opportunity to use the language and tools of the math-sciences, suchSee more details below

Overview

This book presents an overall view of the engineering world and explains how the technician and technologist fits into that world, stressing the importance of a good attitude and close attention to detail. Introduction to Engineering Technology, Seventh Edition also provides students with an opportunity to use the language and tools of the math-sciences, such as using an engineering calculator, understanding basic applied math (such as algebra and trigonometry, with emphasis on applied), and the value of good communication skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135154304
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/14/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Engineering Technology as a Career

2. Career Choices in the Engineering Technologies

3. Survival Skills — Preparing for the Engineering Technologies

4. The Calculator

5. Measurement Systems

6. Right-Triangle Trigonometry and Geometry for Technologists

7. The Technical Library

8. The Personal Computer

9. Networking, Internet, and Industrial Automation

10. Your Future in Technology

Appendix A: Professional Organizations in Engineering

Appendix B: Algebraic Rules

Appendix C: Trigonometry

Appendix D: Glossary of Abbreviations and Acronyms

Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems

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