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Engineering Success (3rd Edition)

Engineering Success (3rd Edition)

Engineering Success (3rd Edition)
By Peter Schiavone

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This book gives readers an overview of engineering as a profession.  Collects the very best techniques for succeeding in engineering. Explores skills essential to building on previous knowledge and learning independently. Introduces the engineering profession, discussing what to expect as a real-world engineer.  MARKET: For individuals interested in learning more about the engineering profession.

Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #1545147 in Books
  • Published on: 2007-02-01
  • Ingredients: Example Ingredients
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 9.90" h x .50" w x 7.80" l, .86 pounds
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 192 pages

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From the Back Cover
ESource—Prentice Hall's Engineering Source—provides a complete, flexible introductory engineering and computing program. Featuring over 15 modules and growing, ESource allows users to fully customize their series through the ESource website. Users are not only able to pick and choose modules, but also sections of modules, and re-paginate and re-index the complete project. For any Engineer or Computer Scientist interested in a complete, customized reference.

About the Author
"Peter Schiavone" is a professor and student advisor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alberta, Canada. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Strathclyde, U.K. in 1988. He has authored several books in the area of student academic success as well as numerous papers in international scientific research journals. Dr. Schiavone has worked in private industry in several different areas of engineering including aerospace and systems engineering. He founded the first Mathematics Resource Center at the University of Alberta, a unit designed specifically to teach new students the necessary "survival skills" in mathematics and the physical sciences required far success in first-year engineering. This led to the Students' Union Gold Key Award for outstanding contributions to the university. Dr. Schiavone lectures regularly to freshman engineering students and to new engineering professors on engineering success, in particular about maximizing students' academic performance.

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Esource—The Prentice Hall Engineering Source—

Esource—The Prentice Hall Engineering Source gives professors the power to harness the full potential of their text and their first-year engineering course. More than just a collection of books, ESource is a unique publishing system revolving around the ESource website— ESource enables you to put your stamp on your book just as you do your course. It lets you:

Control. You choose exactly what chapter or sections are in your book and in what order they appear. Of course, you can choose the entire book if you'd like and stay with the authors' original order.
Optimize. Get the most from your book and your course. ESource lets you produce the optimal text for your students needs.
Customize. You can add your own material anywhere in your text's presentation, and your final product will arrive at your bookstore as a professionally formatted text. Of course, all titles in this series are available as stand-alone texts, or as bundles of two or more books sold at a discount. Contact your PH sales rep for discount information.

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