Engineering Your Future: A Comprehensive Introduction To Engineering

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Engineering Your Future: A Comprehensive Introduction to Engineering

Engineering--a field that is both academically rigorous and creatively demanding. Faced with endless career opportunities, today's students matriculate without a clear idea about the study and practice of engineering. Fortunately, there is Engineering Your Future: A Comprehensive Introduction to Engineering, Seventh Edition, an authoritative guide to the academic expectations and professional opportunities that help direct students down the path to a rewarding career in the engineering field.


* Introduces students to the broad spectrum of engineering disciplines, with up-to-date data on degrees granted, employment opportunities, and salaries
* Highlights the ethical responsibilities of engineers
* Focuses on developing all-important problem-solving and communication skills that are critical to success both in the classroom and in the working world
* Offers guidance both for leading teams and, just as importantly, being an effective member of a team
* Introduces a design methodology that can be used immediately and in subsequent design courses
* Provides a handy review in units and conversions, mathematics, and engineering fundamentals
* The exceptionally broad coverage provides instructors unparalleled flexibility in using the Engineering Your Future in any type of introductory course

New to this Edition

* Updated Computer Tools chapter covers computer use from the history of the internet through advanced engineering packages, including spreadsheets, mathematical programs, social media, and communicating via email
* Effective coverage of teamwork for engineering classes shows students how a diversity of skills is essential to their future careers
* Updated green and bioengineering information address current issues including sustainability and advancing human health
* Fresh new profiles of contemporary engineers and their current research give students an insider's glimpse into what fields they may be most suited for
* Up-to-date statistics for the job market provide critical data to help inform students' career decisions
* Timely financial aid information covers student loans, financial assistance, grants, and avoiding scams

Instructor's Resources

Oakes EYF Comprehensive IRCD (9780199798513)

Instructor's CD contains PowerPoint-based lectures and computerized test bank

Specifications of Engineering Your Future: A Comprehensive Introduction to Engineering

AuthorWilliam Oakes, Les Leone, Craig Gunn
PublisherOxford University Press
Number Of Pages624
Publication Date2011-04-01
Height6.9 inch.
Length9.9 inch.
Width1.1 inch.
Weight2 pounds.

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