Engineering Your Future: A Comprehensive Introduction to Engineering, Eighth Edition, is an authoritative guide to the academic expectations and professional opportunities in engineering, a field that is both academically rigorous and creatively demanding. Today's engineering students are faced with endless career opportunities. Engineering Your Future clarifies those options and directs students down the path to a rewarding career in the engineering field. With exceptionally broad coverage, the book provides instructors unparalleled flexibility in any introductory course.
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· Introduces students to the broad spectrum of engineering disciplines, with up-to-date data on degrees granted, employment opportunities, and salaries
· Highlights the ethical responsibilities of engineers
· Focuses on developing problem-solving and communication skills that are critical to success both in the classroom and in the working world
· Introduces a design methodology that can be used immediately and in subsequent design courses
· Provides a handy review of units and conversions, mathematics, and engineering fundamentals
New to this Edition
· A new Appendix A features "Nine Excel Skills Every Engineering Student Should Know"
· Chapter 13 on technical communication skills has been completely revised and updated
· Updated statistics for the job market provide critical data to help inform students' career decisions