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Introduction to Engineering Technology, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition

By Robert J. Pond, Jeffrey L. Rankinen

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 10, 2014

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For introductory courses in Engineering Technologies

 

Introduction to Engineering Technology, Eighth 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.

Table of Contents

1. Engineering Technology as a Career

2. Career Choices in the Engineering Technologies

3. Survival Skills — Preparing for the Engineering Technologies

4. The Calculator

5. Measurement Systems

6. Right-Triangle Trigonometry and Geometry for Technologists

7. The Technical Library

8. The Personal Computer

9. Networking, Internet, and Industrial Automation

10. Your Future in Technology

 

Appendix A: Professional Organizations in Engineering

Appendix B: Algebraic Rules

Appendix C: Trigonometry

Appendix D: Glossary of Abbreviations and Acronyms

Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems

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Introduction to Engineering Technology, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition
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$41.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-284044-6