Introduction to the Engineering Profession

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

byJohn Dustin Kemper

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Many freshman engineering students have questions about the profession. What branch of engineering appeals to me the most? What is the relationship of engineering to the environment? Which skills are required to be a successful engineer? Introduction to the Engineering Profession, 2/E is a major draw for students because it helps them answer these questions. With his engaging style, John Kemper reveals the human aspect of this challenging and rewarding profession, while providing students with essential design and technicalmaterial. This unique approach presents engineering in a social context, as a discipline with a conscience. Kemper reinforces the student orientation by instilling confidence in students, with suggestions about study habits, test-taking, and successful problem-solving.

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Many freshman engineering students have questions about the profession. What branch of engineering appeals to me the most? What is the relationship of engineering to the environment? Which skills are required to be a successful engineer? Introduction to the Engineering Profession, 2/E is a major draw for students because it helps the...

John Dustin Kemper is at University of California, Davis.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:7.76 × 9.57 × 1.22 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195107276

ISBN - 13:9780195107272

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Table of Contents

Preface. 1. The Historical Development of Engineering2. Modern Engineering Challenges3. Getting Started in Engineering4. The Engineering Profession5. Safety and Professional Responsibility6. The Branches of Engineering7. Presentation of Engineering Results8. Statistics9. SI and Other Unit-Systems10. Communication: Written, Oral, and Graphical11. Engineering Design12. Creativity13. Patents14. Statics and Dynamics15. Mechanics of Materials16. Work, Energy, and Heat17. Electrical Engineering18. Computers19. Engineering EconomicsAppendices. Answers to Problems. Index.