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Engineering Design: An Introduction

Engineering Design: An Introduction

Engineering Design: An Introduction
By John R. Karsnitz, Stephen O'Brien, John P. Hutchinson

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ENGINEERING DESIGN: AN INTRODUCTION, Second Edition, features an innovative instructional approach emphasizing projects and exploration as learning tools. This engaging book provides an overview of the basic engineering principles that shape our modern world, covering key concepts within a flexible, two-part format. Part I describes the process of engineering and technology product design, while Part II helps develop specific skill sets needed to understand and participate in the process. Opportunities to experiment and learn abound, with projects ranging from technical drawing to designing electrical systems--and more. With a strong emphasis on project-based learning, the book is an ideal resource for anyone interested in preparing for success in an engineering career.

Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #933727 in Books
  • Brand: Brand: Cengage Learning
  • Published on: 2012-02-28
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 11.25" h x 1.00" w x 9.00" l, 3.04 pounds
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • 576 pages


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John R. Karsnitz, Ph.D., is professor and chair of the Department of Technological Studies in the College of New Jersey's School of Engineering, where he coordinates the Professional Studies and Technological Design strand. His teaching emphasizes multimedia, architectural, and civil engineering design, as well as technology education, while his primary research interests include technological literacy in general education, pre-engineering, and STEM education. In addition to authoring several textbooks and presenting at many state and regional conferences, Dr. Karsnitz is an active member of several professional organizations. His current affiliations include the International Technology Education Association (ITEA), the Council on Technology Teacher Education (CTTE), the New Jersey Technology Education Association (NJTEA), and the New Jersey Engineering Education Council (NJEEC). Dr. Karsnitz earned B.S. and M.Ed. degrees from Millersville University and a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University.

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