Engineering Design: An Introduction

Hardcover | February 28, 2012

byJohn R. Karsnitz, Stephen O'brien, John P. Hutchinson

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ENGINEERING DESIGN: AN INTRODUCTION, Second Edition, features an innovative instructional approach emphasizing projects and exploration as learning tools. This engaging book provides an overview of the basic engineering principles that shape our modern world, covering key concepts within a flexible, two-part format. Part I describes the process of engineering and technology product design, while Part II helps develop specific skill sets needed to understand and participate in the process. Opportunities to experiment and learn abound, with projects ranging from technical drawing to designing electrical systems--and more. With a strong emphasis on project-based learning, the book is an ideal resource for anyone interested in preparing for success in an engineering career.

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ENGINEERING DESIGN: AN INTRODUCTION, Second Edition, features an innovative instructional approach emphasizing projects and exploration as learning tools. This engaging book provides an overview of the basic engineering principles that shape our modern world, covering key concepts within a flexible, two-part format. Part I describes th...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:576 pages, 10.9 × 8.7 × 1 inPublished:February 28, 2012Publisher:Delmar Publishers IncLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1111645825

ISBN - 13:9781111645823

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PART I: THE ENGINEERING DESIGN PROCESS.Technology: The Human-Designed World.The Process of Design.3. Development the Design Team.Generating and Developing Ideas.Drawing to Develop Design Ideas.Reverse Engineering.Investigating and Researching for Design Development.Technical Drawing.Testing and Evaluating..Manufacturing..PART II: RESOURCES FOR ENGINEERING DESIGN.Designing Structural Systems.Designing Mechanical Systems.Designing Electrical Systems.Designing Pneumatic Systems.Human Factors in Design and Engineering.16. Math and Science Applications.17. Design Style.18. Graphics and Presentation.Glossary.Index.