|Introduction to Engineering Technology, Global Edition||
Introduction to Engineering Technology, Global Edition
For introductory courses in Engineering Technologies
Introduction to Engineering Technology, 8th Edition, explains the responsibilities of technicians and technologists in the dynamic world of engineering. The basic tools of engineering technology, including problem solving, calculator skills, conversion of units, geometry, computer skills, and technical reporting, are explained. Mathematical concepts are presented in a moderately-paced manner, including practical, worked-out examples for the engineering calculator. In addition to developing students’ skills in algebra, trigonometry, and geometry, this popular text also helps them to understand the broad spectrum of today’s technologies.
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Detailed descriptions of major technologies, including chemical, civil, architectural, electronic, computer, and mechanical engineering fields
A how-to guide to surviving college, including how to use the college library, how to maintain good grades and an understanding of GPA, how to schedule adequate study time, and how to apply basic problem-solving skills.
Instruction that combines calculator skills with basic algebraic concepts (such as the use of signed numbers). Introduction to Engineering Technology, Eighth Edition is the only introductory engineering text that presents practical examples for the engineering calculator. Algebraic concepts are integrated throughout the examples.
Conversion of units and dimensions, featuring a simple, four-step approach and an explanation of the importance of the metric system.
Coverage of networking, the Internet, and industrial automation.