SCIENCE FOR ENGINEERING

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Science for Engineering aims to develop in the reader an understanding of fundamental science concepts and to give a mechanical, thermal and electrical engineering-systems background for student engineers. The text specifically covers the GNVQ Engineering mandatory units Science and Mathematics for Engineering (Intermediate) and Science for Engineering (Advanced). However, it can be regarded as a basic textbook in engineering science for a much wider range of courses.

Clear, concise explanations are supported by over 500 worked examples and over 1000 problems including multiple choice questions to provide practice for the GNVQ end of unit tests.

Science for Engineering aims to develop in the reader an understanding of fundamental science concepts and to give a mechanical, thermal and electrical engineering-systems background for student engineers. The text specifically covers the GNVQ Engineering mandatory units Science and Mathematics for Engineering (Intermediate) and Science for Engineering (Advanced). However, it can be regarded as a basic textbook in engineering science for a much wider range of courses.

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Provides an understanding of fundamental science concepts and a basic mechanical, thermal, and electrical engineering systems background for student engineers. Specifically covers the GNVQ Engineering mandatory units "Science and Mathematics for Engineering" (intermediate) and "Science for Engineering (advanced). No bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750621502
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/28/1995
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 363
  • Product dimensions: 7.49 (w) x 9.63 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Meet the Author

John Bird, the author of over 100 textbooks on engineering and mathematical subjects, is the former Head of Applied Electronics in the Faculty of Technology at Highbury College, Portsmouth, U.K. More recently, he has combined freelance lecturing at Portsmouth University, with technical writing and Chief Examiner responsibilities for City and Guilds Telecommunication Principles and Mathematics, and examining for the International Baccalaureate Organisation. John Bird is currently a Senior Training Provider at the Royal Naval School of Marine Engineering in the Defence College of Marine and Air Engineering at H.M.S. Sultan, Gosport, Hampshire, U.K. The school, which serves the Royal Navy, is one of Europe’s largest engineering training establishments.

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Table of Contents

Mathematics for Engineering: the solution of simple equations; the solution of simultaneous equations; evaluation and transposition of formulae; straight line graphs; trigonometry; areas of irregular shapes; Science for Mechanical/Thermal Engineering: SI units and density; forces acting at a point; speed and velocity; acceleration; force, mass and acceleration; simply supported beams; linear and angular motion; friction; work, energy and power; simple machines; the effects of forces on materials; tensile testing; linear momentum and impulse; torque; pressure in fluids; heat energy; thermal expansion; ideal gas laws; properties of water and steam; Science for Electrical Engineering: An introduction to electric circuits; resistance variation; chemical effects of electricity; series and parallel networks; Kirchhoff's laws; electromagnetism; electromagnetic induction; alternating voltages and currents; capacitors and their effects in electric circuits; inductors and their effects in electric circuits; Measurements: Electrical measuring instruments and measurements; the measurement of temperature; the measurement of fluid flow; the measurement of pressure; the measurement of strain; Answers; Index.

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