Specifically designed as an introduction to the exciting world of engineering, ENGINEERING FUNDAMENTALS: AN INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING encourages students to become engineers and prepares them with a solid foundation in the fundamental principles and physical laws. The book begins with a discovery of what engineers do as well as an inside look into the various areas of specialization. An explanation on good study habits and what it takes to succeed is included as well as an introduction to design and problem solving, communication, and ethics. Once this foundation is established, the book moves on to the basic physical concepts and laws that students will encounter regularly. The framework of this text teaches students that engineers apply physical and chemical laws and principles as well as mathematics to design, test, and supervise the production of millions of parts, products, and services that people use every day. By gaining problem solving skills and an understanding of fundamental principles, students are on their way to becoming analytical, detail-oriented, and creative engineers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.To shed light on the energy sources, generation, and consumption we will focus on U.S. data. ... by Review (2008) Total U.S. Energy = 99.3 Quadrillion Btu 25 20 B in q 15 Q E a#39;: a#39;3 10 = O 5 I Figure 1314 O \ , e 6 go g. ... Source: Graph from Energy Information Administration, Annual Energy Review (2008), 1 Btu I 105 k] Table 1.2 (lune 2009) Copyright 2011 Cengage Learning. ... Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChaptei-(s).
|Title||:||Engineering Fundamentals: An Introduction to Engineering, SI Edition|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2011-01-01|