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.show more

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  • Paperback | 410 pages
  • 190.5 x 231.1 x 22.9mm | 589.68g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • 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. Index.show more

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