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Design Concepts for Engineers

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780130934307

ISBN10:
0130934305
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2002
Publisher(s):
PRENTICE HALL

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Summary

ESource Prentice Hall' s Engineering Source provides a comprehensive, customizable introductory engineering and computing library. Featuring over 25 modules and growing, ESource allows professors to fully customize their textbooks through the ESource website. Professors are not only able to pick and choose complete modules, but also custom-build a freshman engineering text that matches their content needs and course organization exactly!

Table of Contents

What Is Engineering?
1(21)
Engineering Has Many Fields
2(8)
Aeronautical Engineer
2(1)
Agricultural Engineer
3(1)
Biomedical Engineer
3(1)
Chemical Engineer
4(1)
Civil Engineer
4(2)
Computer Engineer
6(1)
Electrical Engineer
6(1)
Industrial Engineer
6(2)
Mechanical Engineer
8(1)
Mechatronics Engineer
9(1)
Naval Engineer
9(1)
Petroleum Engineer
9(1)
Systems Engineer
10(1)
Professional Engineering Organizations
10(5)
Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering
11(1)
Biomedical Engineering
11(1)
Chemical Engineering
12(1)
Civil Engineering
12(1)
Computer Engineering
13(1)
Electrical Engineering
13(1)
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
14(1)
Mechanical Engineering
14(1)
The Engineer: Central to Project Management
15(4)
The Well-Rounded Engineer
16(3)
Engineering: A Set of Skills
19(3)
Knowledge
19(1)
Experience
20(1)
Intuition
20(2)
What Is Design?
22(38)
The Use of the Word ``Design''
23(1)
The Difference Between Design, Analysis, and Reproduction
23(6)
Good Design Versus Bad Design
29(4)
The Design Cycle
33(5)
Define the Overall Objectives
33(1)
Gather Information
33(1)
Choose a Design Strategy
33(2)
Make a First Cut at the Design
35(1)
Build, Document, and Test
35(1)
Revise and Revise Again
36(1)
Thoroughly Test the Finished Product
37(1)
A Design Example
38(22)
Applying Design Principles to the Design Competition
40(1)
Define the Overall Objectives
40(1)
Choose a Design Strategy
41(3)
Make a First Cut at the Design
44(1)
Build, Document, Test, and Revise
44(1)
Revise Again
45(1)
Reality Check
46(1)
More Revisions
46(14)
Working in Teams
60(30)
Teamwork Skills
61(2)
Effective Team Building
61(2)
Brainstorming
63(11)
Ground Rules for Brainstorming
64(1)
Formal Brainstorming Method
64(5)
Informal Brainstorming
69(5)
Documentation: The Key to Project Success
74(9)
Paper Versus Electronic Documentation
75(1)
The Engineers' Logbook
75(1)
Logbook Format
76(1)
Using Your Engineer's Logbook
77(2)
Technical Reports and Memoranda
79(1)
Schematics and Drawings
79(1)
Software Documentation and the Role of the Engineering Notebook
79(2)
The Importance of Logbooks: A Case Study
81(2)
Project Management: Keeping the Team on Track
83(7)
Organizational Chart
83(1)
Time Line
84(1)
Gantt Chart
84(6)
Engineering Design Tools
90(65)
Estimation
91(5)
Significant Figures, Dimensioning, and Tolerance
96(2)
Prototyping and Breadboarding
98(9)
Reverse Engineering
107(1)
Computer Analyses
107(13)
Plotting Trajectories Using MATLAB
112(8)
The Internet
120(1)
``I Saw It on the Internet. It Must be True.''
120(1)
Spreadsheets in Engineering Design
121(7)
Solid Modeling and Computer-Aided Drafting
128(7)
Why an Engineering Drawing?
129(1)
Types of Drawings
130(5)
System Simulation
135(1)
Electronic Circuit Simulation
136(3)
Graphical Programming
139(1)
Microprocessors: The ``Other'' Computer
140(15)
Analog-to-Digital and Digital-to-Analog Conversion
141(14)
The Human-Machine Interface
155(23)
How People Interact with Machines
156(1)
Ergonomics
156(2)
Putting Ergonomics to Work
157(1)
Cognition
158(1)
The Human-Machine Interface: Case Studies
159(19)
Engineers and the Real World
178(17)
Society's View of Engineering
178(3)
How Engineers Learn From Mistakes
181(1)
The Role of Failure in Engineering Design: Case Studies
182(11)
Case 1: Tacoma Narrows Bridge
183(1)
Case 2: Hartford Civic Center
183(2)
Case 3: Space Shuttle Challenger
185(2)
Case 4: Kansas City Hyatt
187(2)
Case 5: Three Mile Island
189(2)
Case 6: USS Vincennes
191(1)
Case 7: Hubble Telescope
192(1)
Case 8: De Haviland Comet
192(1)
Preparing for Failure in Your Own Design
193(2)
Learning to Speak, Write, and Make Presentations
195(32)
The Importance of Good Communication Skills
196(1)
Preparing for Meetings, Presentations, and Conferences
196(2)
Preparing for a Formal Presentation
198(5)
Writing Electronic Mail, Letters, and Memoranda
203(9)
Writing Electronic Mail Messages
204(1)
Header
204(1)
First Sentence
205(1)
Body
206(2)
Writing Formal Memos and Letters
208(4)
Writing Technical Reports, Proposals, and Journal Articles
212(1)
Technical Report
212(1)
Journal Paper
213(1)
Proposal
213(1)
Preparing an Instruction Manual
213(6)
Introduction
213(1)
Setup
214(1)
Operation
214(1)
Safety
214(1)
Troubleshooting
214(1)
Appendices
215(1)
Repetition
215(4)
Producing Good Technical Documents: A Strategy
219(8)
Plan the Writing Task
219(1)
Find a Place to Work
219(1)
Define the Reader
220(1)
Make Notes
220(1)
Create Topic Headings
220(1)
Take a Break
220(1)
Write the First Draft
220(1)
Read the Draft
221(1)
Revise the Draft
221(1)
Revise, Revise, and Revise Again
221(1)
Review the Final Draft
222(1)
Common Writing Errors
222(5)
The Day of the Peak Performance Design Competition
227(5)
Index 232


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