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Engineering Fundamentals Design, Principles, and Careers 2nd Edition

Product Code/ISBN: 9781631262852

If you are looking for a complete introduction to the engineering field, then Engineering Fundamentals: Design, Principles, and Careers is the perfect starter book for you.  This essential text will give you great information on everything from the design process to reviewing and ten of the top disciplines in the industry.  It also goes over real-world applications, mathematics and science needed for the jobsite, career options and educational requirements to further your future in engineering.  The content included even fully supports STEM initiatives and other activities based in the curriculum.


This must-have manual is great for educational purposes or even just to further your own understanding of the engineering field.  The text is presented in a clear and easy to read manner perfect for any learning environment.  With all of the information presented you are able to brainstorm, identify problems, and then develop and discuss the best solution used to solve them.  Included in the book is a brand new chapter on Environmental Engineering which teachers you more about the engineering profession and the principles that are associated with engineering and the environment.   


Table of Contents

  1. What is Engineering?
  2. Engineering as a Profession
  3. Engineering Design
  4. Defining Problems and Brainstorming
  5. Researching Designs
  6. Communicating Solutions
  7. Modeling, Testing, and Final Outputs
  8. Mechanical Engineering
  9. Materials Engineering
  10. Manufacturing Engineering
  11. Electrical Engineering
  12. Computer Engineering
  13. Civil Engineering
  14. Aerospace Engineering
  15. Chemical Engineering
  16. Bioengineering
  17. Environmental Engineering


About the publisher: Goodheart-Wilcox was founded in 1921 when William Goodheart and Charles D. Willcox came together to publish Dyke’s Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia.  The book was previously published under its own author A. L. Dyke.  From there on they continued to focus on career and technical education publications.  Today they publish titles for schools, colleges, training programs, and career training.