Introduction to Engineering Technology / Edition 5

Introduction to Engineering Technology / Edition 5

by Robert J. Pond
     
 

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

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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:
9780130310385
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
06/29/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
410
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.30(d)

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Table of Contents

1Engineering Technology as a Career1
2Career Choices in the Engineering Technologies24
3Survival Skills - Preparing for the Engineering Technologies46
4The Calculator71
5Measurement Systems101
6Right-Triangle Trigonometry and Geometry for Technologists135
7The Technical Laboratory171
8Microcomputers and Personal Computers208
9Programming and Industrial Automation243
10Your Future in Technology274
Appendix A - Professional Organizations in Engineering307
Appendix B - Algebraic Rules308
Appendix C - Trigonometry311
Appendix D - Beginning BASIC Commands and Reserved Words314
Appendix E - Selected Computer Languages316
Appendix F - Glossary of Abbreviations and Acronyms318
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems320
Index329

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