Technology and Engineering by R. Thomas WrightTechnology and Engineering by R. Thomas Wright

Technology and Engineering

byR. Thomas Wright

Hardcover | January 4, 2012

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Technology and Engineering will help students realize how technology affects people and the world in which we live. Numerous illustrations and easy-to-read text enable understanding of how people use technology and why technological systems work the way they do. Student-friendly features, suchas tomorrows Technology Today, Technology Explained, Academic Connections, STEM Connections, Think Green, and Career Corners, provide numerous practical examples of the impacts of technology on our world. This edition of the book contains information on automation and robotics, digital photography, digital signals, and job skills and employment. The book is fully correlated to the Standards for Technological Literacy. Strategic Reading features help students focus on the material in each chapter.STEM Connections and Academic Connections relate chapter content to math, science, history, and communication. Think Green features connect chapter content to environmental issues. Technology Explained features highlight ad discuss a variety of current technologies. Career Corner features presentinformation about careers related to various technological fields. Test Your Knowledge questions and STEM applications are included at the end of each chapter
Dr. R. Thomas Wright is one of the leading figures in technology education curriculum development in the United States. He has served the profession through many professional offices, including President of the ITEEA and President of the Council on Technology Teacher Education (CTTE). His teaching experience includes 3 years as a junio...
Title:Technology and EngineeringFormat:HardcoverDimensions:816 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:January 4, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1605254126

ISBN - 13:9781605254128


Table of Contents

1. Technology: A Dynamic, Human-Created System2. Technology as a System3. Types of Technological Systems4. Inputs to Technological Systems5. Technological Processes6. Outputs and Feedback and Control7. Production Tools and Their Safe Use8. Measurement Systems and Tools and Their Role in Technology9. The Problem-Solving and Design Process10. Developing Design Solutions11. Evaluating Design Solutions12. Communicating Design Solutions13. Using Technology to Product Artifacts14. The Types of Material Resources and How They Are Obtained15. Processing Resources16. Manufacturing Products17. Construction Structures18. Using and Servicing Products and Structures19. Using Technology to Communicate20. Printed Graphic Communication21. Photographic Communication22. Telecommunication23. Computer and Internet Communication24. Using Technology to Transport25. Transportation Vehicles26. Operating Transportation Systems27. Energy: The Foundation of Technology28. Energy-Conversion Systems29. Agricultural and Related Biotechnologies30. Food-Processing Technologies31. Medical and Health Technologies32. Organizing a Technological Enterprise33. Operating Technological Enterprises34. Using and Assessing Technology35. Technology: A Societal View36. Technology: A Personal View