Cd lecture series (standalone) for beginning & intermediate algebra (3rd ed )a user's guide to engineering (2nd ed )


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With an informal and engaging writing style, A User's Guide to Engineering is an exploration of the world of engineering for future and current engineers.

This title is part of Prentice Hall's ESource series. ESource allows professors to select the content appropriate for their freshman/first-year engineering course. Professors can adopt the published manuals as is or use ESource'swebsite to view and select the chapters they need, in the sequence they want.The option to add their own material or copyrighted material fromother publishers also exists.

0 Introduction

Welcome to Engineering

How to Use This Book

Engineering Case Studies


Part I: Exploring Engineering

Chapter 1: Introduction to Exploring Engineering

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Welcome to Engineering

1.3 How to Discover Engineering

1.4 The Grand Challenges

1.5 Engineering Education: What You Should Expect

1.4.1 Eaton's first rule: ' ... make practical applications of all the sciences ...'

1.4.2 Eaton's second rule: '... take the place of the teacher ... [in] exercises.'

1.4.3 Eaton's third rule: '... attend to but one branch of learning at the same time...'

1.4.4 Eaton's fourth rule: 'Let the amusements and recreation of students be of a scientific character.'

1.4.5 Eaton's fifth rule: 'Let every student daily criticize those whose exercise he has attended ...'

1.6 Summary

Summary of Key Ideas


Chapter 2: What is Engineering?

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Defining Engineering

2.3 Engineering as an Applied Discipline

2.3.1 Knowledge generation versus knowledge implementation

2.3.2 The role of engineering

2.4 Engineering As Creative Problem Solving

2.4.1 Solving problems

2.4.2 Standard approaches to solving problems

2.4.3 Creative approaches to solving problems

2.5 Engineering as Constrained Optimization

2.5.1 Constraints

2.5.2 Feasibility

2.6 Engineering as Helping Others

2.7 Engineers as Communicators

2.8 Engineering as a Profession

2.9 What Engineering is NOT

2.10 Summary

Summary of Key Ideas


Chapter 3: Engineering Careers

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Engineering Jobs

3.2.1 Availability of jobs

3.2.2 Introduction to engineer¿ing jobs

3.2.3 Engineers in industry

3.2.4 Engineers in service

3.2.5 Engineers in government

3.2.6 Other engineering jobs

3.2.7 Engineering education as a route to other fields

3.3 Job Satisfaction in Engineering

3.3.1 What does 'job satisfaction' mean to you?

3.3.2 Engineering salaries

3.4 Future of Engineering Employment

3.5 Summary

Summary of Key Ideas


Chapter 4: Engineering Disciplines

4.1 Introduction

4.2 How Many Engineering Disciplines Exist?

4.3 Chemical Engineering

4.3.1 Technical areas

4.3.2 Applications

4.3.3 Curriculum

4.4 Civil Engineering

4.3.1 Technical...