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Foundations of Engineering By Mark Holtzapple

Foundations of Engineering
by Mark T. Holtzapple

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Provides an overview to the engineering profession. This book presents an introduction to the skills needed to develop, as well as to fundamental engineering topics such as thermodynamics, rate processes, and Newton's laws. It casts the basic conservation laws as simple "accounting" procedures. It is aimed at freshman engineering students.
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Foundations of Engineering by Mark T. Holtzapple

This book gives freshman engineering students a solid foundation for all their future coursework. It provides an overview to the engineering profession, an introduction to the skills they will need to develop, as well as to fundamental engineering topics such as thermodynamics, rate processes, and Newton's laws. An important aspect of the book's approach is the method of Engineering Accounting, which casts the basic conservation laws (e.g., of energy or mass) as simple "accounting" procedures. This is a unifying concept that facilitates problem-solving across all engineering disciplines.

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Table of Contents


Section I Introduction to Engineering1 The Engineer2 Engineering Ethics3 Problem Solving4 Understanding and Using Computers5 Introduction to Design6 Engineering CommunicationsSection II Mathematics7 Numbers8 Tables and Graphs9 StatisticsSection III Engineering Fundamentals10 Newton's Laws11 Introduction to Thermodynamics12 Introduction to Rate Processes13 SI System of Units14 Unit Conversions15 Introduction to Statics and Dynamics16 Introduction to ElectricitySection IV Engineering Accounting17 Accounting18 Accounting for Mass19 Accounting for Charge20 Accounting for Linear Momentum21 Accounting for Angular Momentum22 Accounting for Energy23 Accounting for Entropy24 Accounting for MoneyAppendix A Unit Conversion FactorsAppendix B NSPE Code of Ethics for EngineersAppendix C z TableAppendix D Summary of Some Engineering Milestones

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GOR003652435
Foundations of Engineering by Mark T. Holtzapple
Mark T. Holtzapple
Used - Very Good
Paperback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
2002-09-16
800
0071195610
9780071195614
N/A
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