Engineering Science: For Foundation Degree and Higher National

Engineering Science: For Foundation Degree and Higher National


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Engineering Science: For Foundation Degree and Higher National by Mike Tooley, Lloyd Dingle

Engineering Science: for Foundation Degree and Higher National covers the engineering principles and applications that students need to know at this level, focusing primarily upon the core science and maths topics. This book will appeal to those studying courses in general engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical/electronic engineering, aerospace engineering and mechatronics, all of which make up the core science strands in the vast majority of Foundation degree and Higher National Engineering programmes. This title is for Engineering students at foundation degree and Higher National level who need to understand the complicated scientific principles involved in engineering.This book will deliver an accessible textbook that lecturers can use to support their teaching, but one that students can also pick up and browse through at their leisure. Knowledge-check questions, summary sections and activities are included throughout the book, and applied mathematics is integrated alongside the appropriate areas of engineering studies. The result is a clear, straightforward and easily accessible textbook that encourages independent study.

* An estimated 5000+ students will be studying for Foundation degree's in 2011. On top of the 3000+ registered for Higher National degree's. *A wide range of subjects are covered in this book: engineering mathematics, electrical and electronic principles, control engineering, engineering materials, mechanics, and thermodynamics. *A textbook written in a clear, straightforward format, which encourages independant study.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781856177757
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/13/2012
Pages: 552
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Mike Tooley is a technical author and consultant. He was formerly Vice Principal at Brooklands College in Surrey, England, where he was responsible for the delivery of learning to over 10,000 Further and Higher Education students increasingly by flexible, open and on-line distance learning. Mike is the well-known author of several popular engineering and related text books, including widely adopted course texts for BTEC, GCE A-level and GCSE qualifications in Engineering. Mike's hobbies include astronomy, amateur radio, aviation, computing and electronic circuit design and construction.

Lloyd Dingle is a Chartered Engineer specialising in Aircraft Maintenance. Over the past 25 years Lloyd has held several posts in engineering training and education at various levels, formerly as the Associate Dean of Technology at Brooklands College and more recently as an engineering lecturer at Farnborough College of Technology and Project Tutor at Kingston University. Lloyd is an advocate of quality education and training for engineers and technicians and is able, in some small way, to use his experience and influence in the delivery and accreditation of engineering learning programmes, through the work he is currently involved with at BTEC and the RAeS. Lloyd has been co-author of several popular engineering textbooks for over 10 years.

Table of Contents

Mathematics (mechanical/electrical applications), Electrical and electronic principles, Digital/microelectronics, Control engineering, Engineering materials, Mechanics (statics/dynamics), Thermodynamics/fluids

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