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Engineering Fundamentals: Design, Principles, and Careers, 2nd Edition

Engineering Fundamentals: Design, Principles, and Careers, 2nd Edition
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By: Ryan A. Brown, Joshua W. Brown, and Michael Berkeihiser

ISBN: 978-1-63126-285-2
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2018
Subject: Technology / Engineering
Grade Level: 9-12
Retail Price: $106.64
School Price: $79.98


Engineering Fundamentals: Design, Principles, and Careers provides a complete introduction to the field, starting with the design process and then reviewing, in-depth, ten of the top disciplines. For each discipline, career options, educational requirements, basic math and science principles, and real-world applications are presented. The content fully supports STEM initiatives and an activity-based curriculum.
  • The text is appropriate for all levels of students as technical content is presented in an easy-to-understand manner.
  • Students learn methods to identify problems, brainstorm, and develop solutions.
  • New Environmental Engineering chapter includes material on the profession and the principles associated with the discipline.

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Engineering Fundamentals

Table of Contents

  1. What Is Engineering?
  2. Engineering as a Profession
  3. Engineering Design
  4. Defining Problems and Brainstorming
  5. Researching Designs
  6. Communicating Solutions
  7. Modeling, Testing, and Final Outputs
  8. Mechanical Engineering
  9. Materials Engineering
10. Manufacturing Engineering
11. Electrical Engineering
12. Computer Engineering
13. Civil Engineering
14. Aerospace Engineering
15. Chemical Engineering
16. Bioengineering
17. Environmental Engineering

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Next Generation Science Standards
   PDF Next Generation Science Standards Correlation Chart (PDF, 361 KB)
South Carolina
   PDF Industrial Technology Education (Exploratory) 1, 2 (PDF, 93 KB)
Standards for Technological Literacy
   PDF Standards for Technological Literacy Correlation Chart (PDF, 77 KB)
   PDF Principles of Engineering and Technology (PDF, 509 KB)
   PDF Principles of Applied Engineering (PDF, 627 KB)
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About Author(s)

Ryan A. Brown - is an assistant professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and an associate director of the Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Illinois State University. He currently teaches courses for preservice teachers on topics such as instructional methods and assessment. Previously, he taught a variety of courses at the secondary level, including design processes, transportation systems, and fundamentals of engineering. Dr. Brown coauthored Exploring Design, Technology, & Engineering with Dr. R. Thomas Wright. He has also written titles in both the Humans Innovating Technology Series (HITS) and the Kids Inventing Technology Series (KITS) for ITEEA, as well as in the Activity! series for the Center for Implementing Technology in Education. Dr. Brown's educational background includes a bachelor's degree and master's degree from Ball State University and a doctorate degree from Indiana University.

Joshua W. Brown - is an assistant professor in the Department of Technology and Engineering Education at Illinois State University. He previously taught middle school and high school in Indiana. He currently prepares future technology and engineering education teachers and is actively involved in the student organizations Technology and Engineering Education Collegiate Student Association (TEECA) and the Technology Student Association. His research focus is in STEM education and integrating engineering into secondary classrooms. Joshua W. Brown has a B.S. from Ball State University in Technology Education, an Ed.M. from University of Illinois in Educational Psychology, and a Ph.D. from Purdue University in Curriculum Studies.

Michael Berkeihiser - has written numerous journal articles for Technology and Engineering Teacher and the TEEAP Journal and has presented at many conferences. Mike teaches Engineering Design, Architectural Design, and Electronics at Unionville High School in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Unionville's Technology Education Department won ITEA and TEEAP Program Excellence Award in 2009.

Berkeihiser's educational background includes a bachelor's degree from Millersville University and a master's degree from Ball State University.


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