What is included with this book?
Engineering - an Exciting Profession | |
Introduction to the Engineering Profession | |
Engineering Work Is All Around You | |
Engineering as a Profession and Common Traits of Good Engineers | |
Common Traits of Good Engineers | |
Engineering Disciplines | |
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
Impromptu Design I | |
Preparing for an Engineering Career | |
Making the Transition from High School to College | |
Budgeting Your Time | |
Daily Studying and Preparation | |
Getting Involved with an Engineering Organization | |
Your Graduation Plan | |
Other Considerations | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
Introduction to Engineering Design | |
Engineering Design Process | |
Sustainability in Design | |
Engineering Economics | |
Material Selection | |
Teamwork | |
Common Traits of Good Teams | |
Conflict Resolution | |
Project Scheduling and Task Chart | |
Evaluating Alternatives | |
Patent, Trademark, and Copyright | |
Engineering Standards and Codes | |
Examples of Standards and Codes Organizations in the United States | |
Examples of International Standards and Codes | |
Drinking Water Standards in the United States | |
Outdoor Air Quality Standards in the United States | |
Indoor Air Quality Standards in the United States | |
Professional Profile | |
Design Cases | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
Impromptu Design II | |
Engineering Communication | |
Communication Skills and Presentation of Engineering Work | |
Basic Steps Involved in the Solution of Engineering Problems | |
Human Presentation | |
Progress Report, Executive Summary, and Short Memos | |
Detailed Technical Report | |
Oral Communication and Presentation | |
Engineering Graphical Communication | |
Professional Profile | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
Engineering Ethics | |
Engineering Ethics | |
The Code of Ethics of the National Society of Professional Engineers | |
Code of Ethics for Engineers | |
Engineer's Creed | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
Engineering Ethics: A Case Study From NSPE | |
Engineering Fundamentals - Concepts Every Engineer Should Know | |
Fundamental Dimensions and Units | |
Engineering Problems and Fundamental Dimensions | |
System of Units | |
Unit Conversion | |
Dimensional Homogeneity | |
Numerical versus Symbolic Solutions | |
Significant Digits (Figures) | |
Engineering Components and Systems | |
Physical Laws and Observations in Engineering | |
Learning Engineering Fundamental Concepts and Design Variables from Fundamental | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
Length and Length-Related Parameters | |
Length as a Fundamental Dimension | |
Measurement of Length | |
Nominal Sizes versus Actual Sizes | |
Radians as a Ratio of Two Lengths | |
Strain as a Ratio of Two Lengths | |
Area | |
Volume | |
Second Moments of Areas | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
Impromptu Design III | |
An Engineering Marvel: The New York City Water Tunnel No. 3 | |
Time and Time-Related Parameters | |
Time as a Fundamental Dimension | |
Measurement of Time | |
Periods and Frequencies | |
Flow of Traffic | |
Engineering Parameters Involving Length and Time | |
Angular Motion | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
Mass and Mass-Related Parameters | |
Mass as a Fundamental Dimension | |
Measurement of Mass | |
Density, Specific Volume, and Specific Gravity | |
Mass Flow Rate | |
Mass Moment of Inertia | |
Momentum | |
Conservation of Mass | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
Impromptu Design IV | |
Force and Force-Related Parameters | |
What We Mean By Force | |
Newton's Laws in Mechanics | |
Moment, Torque--Force Acting at a Distance | |
Work--Force Acting Over a Distance | |
Pressure and Stress--Force Acting Over an Area | |
Modulus of Elasticity, Modulus of Rigidity, and Bulk Modulus of Compressibility | |
Linear Impulse--Force Acting Over Time | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
Impromptu Design V | |
Temperature and Temperature-Related Parameters | |
Temperature as a Fundamental Dimension | |
Measurement of Temperature and Its Units | |
Temperature Difference and Heat Transfer | |
Thermal Comfort, Metabolic Rate, and Clothing Insulation | |
Some Temperature-Related Material Properties | |
Heating Values of Fuels | |
Degree-Days and Energy Estimation | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
Electric Current and Related Parameters | |
Electric Current as a Fundamental Dimension | |
Voltage | |
Direct Current and Alternating Current | |
Electrical Circuits and Components | |
Electric Motors | |
Lighting Systems | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
Energy and Power | |
Work, Mechanical Energy, Thermal Energy | |
Conservation of Energy--First Law of Thermodynamics | |
Understanding What We Mean by Power | |
Watts and Horsepower | |
Efficiency | |
Energy Sources, Generation, Consumption | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
Impromptu Design VI | |
Computational Engineering Tools - using Available Software to Solve Engineering Problems | |
Electronic Spreadsheets | |
Microsoft Excel--Basic Ideas | |
Cells and Their Addresses | |
Creating Formulas in Excel | |
Using Excel Functions | |
Using Excel Logical Functions | |
Plotting with Excel | |
Matrix Computation with Excel | |
Curve Fitting with Excel | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
MATLAB | |
MATLAB--Basic Ideas | |
Using MATLAB Built-in Functions | |
Plotting with MATLAB | |
Importing Excel and Other Data Files into MATLAB | |
Matrix Computations with MATLAB | |
Curve Fitting with MATLAB | |
Symbolic Mathematics with MATLAB | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
Engineering Graphical Communication - Conveying Information to Other Engeineers, Machinists, Technicians, and Managers | |
Engineering Drawings and Symbols | |
Importance of Engineering Drawing | |
Orthographic Views | |
Dimensioning and Tolerancing | |
Isometric View | |
Sectional Views | |
Civil, Electrical, and Electronic Drawings | |
Solid Modeling | |
Why Do We Need Engineering Symbols | |
Examples of Common Symbols in Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering | |
Professional Profile | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
An Engineering Marvel: Boeing 777 Commercial Airplane | |
Engineering Material Selection - an Important Design Decision | |
Engineering Materials | |
Material Selection | |
Electrical, Mechanical, and Thermophysical Properties of Materials | |
Some Common Solid Engineering Materials | |
Some Common Fluid Materials | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
Impromptu Design VII | |
An Engineering Marvel: The Jet Engine | |
Mathematics, Statistics, and Engineering Economics - why are they Important | |
Mathematics in Engineering | |
Mathematical Symbols and Greek Alphabet | |
Linear Models | |
Nonlinear Models | |
Exponential and Logarithmic Models | |
Matrix Algebra | |
Calculus | |
Differential Equations | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
Probability and Statistics in Engineering | |
Probability--Basic Ideas | |
Statistics--Basic Ideas | |
Frequency Distributions | |
Measures of Central Tendency and Variation--Mean, Median, and Standard Deviation | |
Normal Distribution | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
Engineering Economics | |
Cash Flow Diagrams | |
Simple and Compound Interest | |
Future Worth of a Present Amount | |
Effective Interest Rate | |
Present Worth of a Future Amount | |
Present Worth of Series Payment or Annuity | |
Future Worth of Series Payment | |
Summary of Engineering Economics Analysis | |
Choosing the Best Alternative--Decision Making | |
Excel Financial Functions | |
Summary | |
Problems | |
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