Introduction to Engineering Technology

Introduction to Engineering Technology

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For an introductory course in engineering technology program offered in two- or four-year programs. Also suitable for use in a tech-prep program or vocational school.

Catering primarily to two-year college engineering students who may have limited academic skills, this one-of-a-kind text provides readers with a solid foundation in engineering technology, and helps to prepare and empower them for more advanced courses. Stressing the importance of possessing a good attitude and paying close attention to detail, it explores the engineering world-and the technician's and technologist's places in it-from a holistic perspective-covering the demands and requirements of a career in technology, the language, tools, the most recent technological advances and proper application essential for success in today's business and industry.
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  • Paperback | 410 pages
  • 190.5 x 231.1 x 22.9mm | 589.68g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 5th edition
  • 0130310387
  • 9780130310385

Table of contents

1. Engineering Technology as a Career.

2. Career Choices in the Engineering Technologies.

3. Survival Skills-Preparing for the Engineering Technologies.

4. The Calculator.

5. Measurement Systems.

6. Right-Triangle Trigonometry and Geometry for Technologists.

7. The Technical Laboratory.

8. The Personal Computer.

9. Networking, Internet Technology and Industrial Automation.

10. Your Future in Technology.

Appendix A: Professional Organizations in Engineering.

Appendix B: Algebraic Rules.

Appendix C: Trigonometry.

Appendix D: Glossary of Abbreviations and Acronyms.

Answers to Odd Numbered Problems.

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