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Engineering Fundamentals : An Introduction to Engineering, SI Edition - Dr. Saeed Moaveni

Engineering Fundamentals

An Introduction to Engineering, SI Edition

Paperback Published: 24th March 2019
ISBN: 9780357112151
Number Of Pages: 896

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Discover what it takes to be a successful engineer today with Moaveni's ENGINEERING FUNDAMENTALS: AN INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING, SI Edition 6th Edition. This reader-friendly approach helps you develop the strong problem-solving skills and solid foundation in fundamental principles you need to become an analytical, detail-oriented and creative engineer. This edition opens with an overview of what engineers do and includes behind-the-scenes glimpses inside areas of specialization. Candid, straight-forward discussions examine what you need to succeed as an engineer today. You study basic physical concepts and laws that are important in your engineering studies as well as on the job. In addition, Professional Profiles throughout this edition highlight the work of practicing engineers around the globe and connect the fundamental principles you're learning to professional engineering success.

Part I: ENGINEERING AN EXCITING PROFESSION. 1. INTRODUCTION TO THE ENGINEERING PROFESSION. Engineering Work Is All Around You. Engineering as a Profession. Common Traits of Good Engineering. Engineering Disciplines. 2. PREPARING FOR AN ENGINEERING CAREER. Making the Transition from High School to College. Budgeting your Time. Study Habits and Strategies. Getting Involved with an Engineering Organization. Your Graduation Plan. 3. INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING DESIGN. Engineering Design Process. Additional Design Considerations. Teamwork. Project Scheduling and Task Chart. Engineering Standards and Codes. Water Standards in the United States. 4. ENGINEERING COMMUNICATION. Engineering Communication Skills and Presentation of Engineering Work. Basic Steps Involved in the Solutions of Engineering Problems. Written Communication. Oral Communication. Graphical Communication. 5. ENGINEERING ETHICS. Engineering Ethics. The Code of Ethics of the National Society of Engineers. Engineer's Creed. Part II: ENGINEERING FUNDAMENTALS. 6. FUNDAMENTAL DIMENSIONS AND UNITS. Fundamental Dimensions and Units. Systems of Units. Unit Conversion and Dimensional Homogeneity. Significant Digits (Figures). Components and Systems. Physical Laws and Observations. 7. LENGTH AND LENGTH-RELATED VARIABLES IN ENGINEERING. Length as a Fundamental Dimension. Ratio of Two Lengths Radians and Strain. Area. Volume. Second Moment of Area. 8. TIME AND TIME-RELATED VARIABLES IN ENGINEERING. Time as a Fundamental Dimension. Measurement of Time. Periods and Frequencies. Flow of Traffic. Engineering Variables Involving Length and Time. 9. MASS AND MASS-RELATED VARIABLES IN ENGINEERING. Mass as a Fundamental Dimension. Density, Specific Weight, Specific Gravity, and Specific Volume. Mass Flow Rate. Mass Moment of Inertia. Momentum. Conservation of Mass. 10. FORCE AND FORCE-RELATED VARIABLES IN ENGINEERING. 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. Linear Impulse-Force Acting Over Time. 11. TEMPERATURE AND TEMPERATURE-RELATED VARIABLES IN ENGINEERING. Temperature as a Fundamental Dimension. Temperature Difference and Heat Transfer. Thermal Comfort. Heating Values of Fuels. Degree Days and Energy Estimation. Temperature-Related Material Properties. 12. ELECTRIC CURRENT AND RELATED VARIABLES IN ENGINEERING. Electric Currents, Voltage, and Electric Power. Electric Circuits and Components. Electric Motors. Lighting Systems. 13. ENERGY AND POWER. Work, Mechanical Energy, and Thermal Energy. Conservation of Energy. Power. Efficiency. Energy Sources, Generation, and Consumption. Part III: COMPUTATIONAL ENGINEERING TOOLS. 14. COMPUTATIONAL ENGINEERING TOOLS: ELECTRONIC SPREADSHEETS. Microsoft Excel Basics. Excel Functions. Plotting with Excel. Matrix Computation with Excel. 15. COMPUTATIONAL ENGINEERING TOOLS: MATLAB. MATLAB Basics. MATLAB functions, Loop Control, and Conditional Statements. Plotting with MATLAB. Matrix Computations with MATLAB. Symbolic Mathematics with MATLAB. Part IV: ENGINEERING GRAPHICAL COMMUNICATION. 16. ENGINEERING DRAWINGS AND SYMBOLS. Mechanical Drawings. Civil, Electrical, and Electronic Drawings. Solid Modelling. Engineering Symbols. Part V: ENGINEERING MATERIAL SELECTION. 17. ENGINEERING MATERIALS. Material Selection and Origin. The Properties of Materials. Metals. Concrete. Wood, Plastics, Silicon, Glass, and Composites. Fluid Materials: Air and Water. Part VI: MATHEMATICS, STATISTICS, AND ENGINEERING ECONOMICS. 18. MATHEMATICS IN ENGINEERING. Mathematical Symbols and Greek Alphabet. Linear Models. Nonlinear Models. Exponential and Logarithmic Models. Matrix Algebra. Calculus. 19. 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. 20. ENGINEERING ECONOMICS. Cash Flow Diagrams. Simple and Compound Interest. Future

ISBN: 9780357112151
ISBN-10: 0357112156
Series: Mindtap Course List
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 896
Published: 24th March 2019
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 20.4  x 3.6
Weight (kg): 1.63
Edition Number: 6
Edition Type: Revised

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