9780138548124

Introduction to Engineering Technology

  • ISBN 13:

    9780138548124

  • ISBN 10:

    0138548129

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/1999
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Stressing the importance of possessing a good attitude and paying close attention to detail, it establishes an overview or "big picture" of the engineering technologies (chemical, civil, architectural, electrical/electronic, computer, industrial, and mechanical), enabling users to select the most compatible engineering technology program for them. It builds a functional base of skills and knowledge, including basic math skills, studying skills, and communication skills, and describes future challenges confronting the engineering technologist, including environmental concerns, robotics, expert systems, optical systems, new composite materials, and implementing other technologies. Fourth Edition now updates employment, salary, and occupational information for each field under discussion; provides a keener focus on cooperative education, preparation for the interview, and the importance of the placement office; and includes timely material on the scientific method, TI-85 graphing calculator, Windows 95. Also includes a new Internet Guide.

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