Engineering Design: An Introduction

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Authors : John R. Karsnitz, Ph.D.; Stephen O'Brien, Ph.D.; John P. Hutchinson, Ph.D.


576 Pages  Hardcover 

2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2008

©2013 , Published


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ENGINEERING DESIGN: AN INTRODUCTION, Second Edition, features an innovative instructional approach emphasizing projects and exploration as learning tools. This engaging text provides an overview of the basic engineering principles that shape our modern world, covering key concepts within a flexible,... more


Throughout the text, numerous case studies, career profiles, and featured articles demonstrate how engineers develop career pathways, work through product failures, and innovate to continuously improve various products, giving students critical real-world context for the concepts and skills they are... more

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The Second Edition features expanded information on current engineering careers, including the unique characteristics of many engineering sub-disciplines and career profiles to help students explore the range of possibilities within the engineering field.

Additional information on technical drawing... more