Engineering Your Future A Short Course

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 03/01/2003
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Newer Edition

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Students cannot make an educated decision about what career to pursue without adequate information. This Short Course from the Engineering Your Future series provides a broad introduction to the study and practice of engineering. It presents vital information in an interesting and easy-to-read manner. New to the Second Edition: * Includes updated graduation and salary statistics * Offers additional problems for most chapters * Provides improved, integrated Design and Problem-Solving chapters and revised History and Communications chapters Engineering Your Future has been developed with the following goals and objectives: * To introduce students to the broad spectrum of the engineering profession. * To encourage students to explore the challenges, problems, issues, and functions of the various engineering fields. * To provide students with a perspective of the necessary written and oral communication skills used by engineers. * To introduce students to the professional character and ethical responsibility of engineers. * To provide students with an awareness of historic engineering developments and their impact on society. * To introduce students to the global scope of the present-day engineering community. * To present problem solving skills that will aid in the success of students in the classroom. * To assist students in applying common computer software, useful in their studies. * To introduce students to a design methodology for use in subsequent design courses. * To provide students with the latest statistics relative to the engineering community. The text contains examples within each chapter and assignments afterwards. The assignments include a collection of numerical, writing, and hands-on exercises. The goal is to encourage students to become familiar with the material being presented and, in some cases, to do further exploration. There are four versions of Engineering Your Future in the series to meet a wide variety of course needs: Problem-Oriented , Short Course , Comprehensive , and A Brief Student's Guide .

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