Introduction to the Engineering Profession / Edition 2

Introduction to the Engineering Profession / Edition 2

by M. David Burghardt
     
 

ISBN-10: 067399371X

ISBN-13: 9780673993717

Pub. Date: 01/07/1997

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This text introduces students to the engineering profession, discussing factors such as the importance of engineering in developing a better society, the history of technological change, the ethical problems encountered in the profession, and future challenges facing engineers. Discussions of the various fields of engineering and career

Overview

This text introduces students to the engineering profession, discussing factors such as the importance of engineering in developing a better society, the history of technological change, the ethical problems encountered in the profession, and future challenges facing engineers. Discussions of the various fields of engineering and career possibilities are featured and sample design problems are presented to introduce students to problem-solving methodologies required of engineers. The techniques of analysis and design are emphasized through elementary problems in a variety of engineering fields. A unique focus on engineers as integral to the development of our technological society sets this book apart from others in the field. The second edition features a separate chapter on the design process, remarks from engineers, an appendix on algebraic problem solving, and coverage of models, industrial practice, and concurrent engineering.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780673993717
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/07/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
298
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Succeeding in Engineering.

Historical Perspective.

Field of Engineering.

Ethics and Professional Responsibility.

Communication-Written and Oral.

Graphical Communication.

Statistics and Error Analysis.

Concepts of Problem Solving.

Engineering Design.

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