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Engineering Design An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 1111645825

ISBN-13: 9781111645823

Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)

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

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ENGINEERING DESIGN: AN INTRODUCTION, Second Edition, features an innovative instructional approach emphasizing projects and exploration as learning tools. This engaging book provides an overview of the basic engineering principles that shape our modern world, covering key concepts within a flexible, two-part format. Part I describes the process of engineering and technology product design, while Part II helps develop specific skill sets needed to understand and participate in the process. Opportunities to experiment and learn abound, with projects ranging from technical drawing to designing electrical systems--and more. With a strong emphasis on project-based learning, the book is an ideal…    
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List price: $167.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 2/28/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 8.78" wide x 11.18" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

John R. Karsnitz, Ph.D., is professor and chair of the Department of Technological Studies in the College of New Jersey's School of Engineering, where he coordinates the Professional Studies and Technological Design strand. His teaching emphasizes multimedia, architectural, and civil engineering design, as well as technology education, while his primary research interests include technological literacy in general education, pre-engineering, and STEM education. In addition to authoring several textbooks and presenting at many state and regional conferences, Dr. Karsnitz is an active member of several professional organizations. His current affiliations include the International Technology…    

The Engineering Design Process
Technology: The Human-Designed World
The Process of Design
Development the Design Team
Generating and Developing Ideas
Drawing to Develop Design Ideas
Reverse Engineering
Investigating and Researching for Design Development
Technical Drawing
Testing and Evaluating
Resources for Engineering Design
Designing Structural Systems
Designing Mechanical Systems
Designing Electrical Systems
Designing Pneumatic Systems
Human Factors in Design and Engineering
Math and Science Applications
Design Style
Graphics and Presentation