Science for Engineering

Science for Engineering

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In this book John Bird introduces engineering science through examples rather than theory - enabling students to develop a sound understanding of engineering systems in terms of the basic scientific laws and principles. The book includes 575 worked examples, 1200 problems, 440 multiple choice questions (answers provided), and the maths that students will require is also provided in a separate section within the book. Throughout the book assessment papers are provided that are ideal for use as tests or homework. These are the only problems where answers are not provided in the book. This work includes assessment papers - worked solutions in a free lecturer's manual.

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 188 x 242 x 24mm | 780.17g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Newnes (an imprint of Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd )
  • OxfordUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd edition
  • 1, black & white illustrations
  • 0750657774
  • 9780750657778
  • 390,175

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About John Bird

John Bird, the author of over 100 textbooks on engineering and mathematical subjects, is the former Head of Applied Electronics in the Faculty of Technology at Highbury College, Portsmouth, U.K. More recently, he has combined freelance lecturing at Portsmouth University, with technical writing and Chief Examiner responsibilities for City and Guilds Telecommunication Principles and Mathematics, and examining for the International Baccalaureate Organisation. John Bird is currently a Senior Training Provider at the Royal Naval School of Marine Engineering in the Defence College of Marine and Air Engineering at H.M.S. Sultan, Gosport, Hampshire, U.K. The school, which serves the Royal Navy, is one of Europe's largest engineering training establishments.

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