Engineering Your Future: A Brief Introduction to Engineering

Paperback | January 11, 2017

byWilliam C. Oakes, Les L. Leone

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Oakes/Leone is an introduction to engineering text. Although introduction to engineering is not offered at all schools, we are seeing the course grow (22% up in last two years TWM Research) as students enter engineering schools and drop out in their second year because they are overwhelmed bythe math and physics and have not received any engineering instruction at all. As such, this course and text strive to introduce students to the topics in engineering including descriptions of the various sub-fields, math fundamentals, ethics, technical communications, engineering design and studentsuccess skills. The market is segmented between a soft approach to engineering -leaving out math and physics altogether, and a more comprehensive approach to engineering including math and physics. Oakes Brief is for the former segment and Oakes Comprehensive is for the latter segment. The book is successfulbecause it covers the basic course needs well.

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Oakes/Leone is an introduction to engineering text. Although introduction to engineering is not offered at all schools, we are seeing the course grow (22% up in last two years TWM Research) as students enter engineering schools and drop out in their second year because they are overwhelmed bythe math and physics and have not received a...

William Oakes is an Associate Professor at Purdue University-Lafayette and the Director of his school's EPICS (Engineering Projects in Community Service) program. He is a member of numerous engineering societies and gives lectures around the country on engineering education. He is also the co-author of OUP's Service-Learning: Engineeri...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:January 11, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0190279338

ISBN - 13:9780190279332

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