Introduction to Professional Engineering in Canada, Third Canadian Edition

Paperback | December 1, 2008

byGordon C. Andrews, J. Dwight Aplevich, Carolyn MacGregor

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Introduction to Professional Engineering in Canada is intended to explain the elements of what every beginning engineering student should know about the engineering profession in Canada, emphasizing basic skills and knowledge that are well known to practicing engineers and particularly useful to students. The book has evolved through several versions and has served engineering students for more than a decade.

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Introduction to Professional Engineering in Canada is intended to explain the elements of what every beginning engineering student should know about the engineering profession in Canada, emphasizing basic skills and knowledge that are well known to practicing engineers and particularly useful to students. The book has evolved through s...

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Introduction to Professional Engineering in Canada is intended to explain the elements of what every beginning engineering student should know about the engineering profession in Canada, emphasizing basic skills and knowledge that are well known to practicing engineers and particularly useful to students. The book has evolved through s...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.75 inPublished:December 1, 2008Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0135153603

ISBN - 13:9780135153604

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Essential for any Engineer A law book made for engineers. It is extremely beneficial to know how important the profession of engineering is to modern society and in development of civilization. Case studies make understanding of topics more clear. This book has many important laws to know and follow, in order to live up to the high standard of an engineer; definitely an essential book to have for any one looking to become an engineer, or who wants to know more about the engineering profession.
Date published: 2008-10-13

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Table of Contents

Part I       The Engineering Profession

Chapter 1      An Introduction to Engineering

Chapter 2      The Licensed Professional Engineer

Chapter 3      Professional Engineering Ethics

Chapter 4      Engineering Societies

Chapter 5      Advice on Studying, Exams, and Learning

 

Part II       Engineering Communications

Chapter 6      Technical Documents

Chapter 7      Technical Writing Basics

Chapter 8      Formal Technical Reports

Chapter 9      Report Graphics

 

Part III      Engineering Measurements

Chapter 10      Measurements and Units

Chapter 11      Measurement Error

Chapter 12      Error in Computed Quantities

Chapter 13      Basic Statistics

Chapter 14      Gaussian Law of Errors

 

Part IV            Engineering Practice

Chapter 15       Fundamentals of Engineering Design

Chapter 16       The Engineer in Business

Chapter 17       Intellectual Property

Chapter 18       Project Planning and Scheduling

Chapter 19       Safety in Engineering Design

Chapter 20       Safety, Risk, and the Engineer

Chapter 21       Environmental Sustainability - NEW!

 

Appendix         Answers to Quick Quiz and Selected Further Study Questions

Index