Real-World Engineering: A Guide to Achieving Career Success / Edition 1by Lawrence J. Kamm
Real-World Engineering A Guide to Achieving Career Success Lawrence J. Kamm In whatever field of engineering you practice, Real-World Engineering will help you cultivate your natural abilities, adapt to on-the-job pressure, cope with people problems, broaden your knowledge base, and, above all, plan a genuinely rewardingand successfulengineering career.… See more details below
Real-World Engineering A Guide to Achieving Career Success Lawrence J. Kamm In whatever field of engineering you practice, Real-World Engineering will help you cultivate your natural abilities, adapt to on-the-job pressure, cope with people problems, broaden your knowledge base, and, above all, plan a genuinely rewardingand successfulengineering career. The development of qualitative skills necessary for surviving, and excelling, in the world of engineering is the focus of this book. Throughout the book, real-world examples, taken from the author’s own career, depict both the best and the worst in on-the-job decision-making. Drawing on more than 45 years’ experience as a professional engineer and entrepreneur, Lawrence J. Kamm shows aspiring and practicing engineers how to be successful by
- producing the best designs possible
- causing proposed designs to be accepted and used
- becoming well rewarded in money, position, and job security
- achieving career fulfillment
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Table of Contents
Introduction.INNOVATION AND CONCEPTUAL DESIGN.
Quantitative Design and Qualitative Design.
The Politics of Design.
Persuasion: The Golden Art.
Efficient Use of Your Time.
Coexisting with Accountants.
YOUR KNOWLEDGE BASE.
Libraries and Museums.
TOPICS IN DESIGN ENGINEERING.
Iteration and Convergence to Final Design.
Some Short Essays in Engineering Philosophy.
Prediction as a Design Process.
Specifications, Codes, Standards, Contracts, Laws, and theLaw.
The Pervasive Parameter: Money.
Quantity Effects on Design.
Reliability and Maintenance.
Models and Experiments.
Improving Existing Designs.
Designing for Automation.
The Theory of Design.
The Human Interface.
Minimum Constraint Design (MCD).
Design for Packaging and Shipping.
About the Author.
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