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

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
Description
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.
Products & Prices 6-12 Education
Products Pages ISBN Retail Price School Price Order Quantity
Text 432 978-1-63126-285-2 $106.64 $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.
Lab Workbook 278 978-1-63126-286-9 $26.64 $19.98
Organized to follow the textbook on a chapter-by-chapter basis, providing questions to help the student review the material presented in the chapter. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-63126-292-0 $260.00 $195.00 *
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor's Resources. An introduction and overview of teaching material. Files are in Portable Document Format (PDF).
  • Correlation Charts. Correlation Charts aligning the text with curriculum standards. Files are in Portable Document Format (PDF).
  • Answer Keys. Textbook and Workbook Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or equivalent, Windows® 7/8/10, 2GB RAM, Internet Explorer®, allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Macintosh®: Intel® processor 2GHz or equivalent, Mac OS® X v10.6 or higher, 2GB RAM, Safari®, allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 978-1-63126-293-7 $248.00 $186.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® 7 or Windows® 8 (32 or 64 bit); Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 2GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, or 10.10; Intel® Processor 2GHz or higher; 32-bit and 64-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 978-1-63126-294-4 $240.00 $180.00 *
Individual License. This product contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 17 chapters, comprising over 550 slides of instructional material.

The presentations are best viewed in PowerPoint 2003 or higher or in the PowerPoint Viewer. If viewed in earlier versions of PowerPoint, they may not display properly. Also provided is a link that allows download of the current version of PowerPoint Viewer. Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or equivalent, Windows® 7/8/10, 2GB RAM, Internet Explorer®, allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader® (free download). Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.

Macintosh®: Intel® processor 2GHz or equivalent, Mac OS® X v10.6 or higher, 256MB RAM, Safari®, allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), and Adobe® Reader® (free download). Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.
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Previous Edition
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
Look Inside
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Technology / Engineering)
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Chapter 3 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Technology / Engineering)
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Chapter 11 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Technology / Engineering)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
PPS
Chapter 3 (PPS, 3.08 MB)
PPS
Chapter 11 (PPS, 3.32 MB)
Companion Website
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Correlations
Next Generation Science Standards
South Carolina
Standards for Technological Literacy
Tennessee
Texas
About the 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.