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Foundations of Engineering & Technology, 7th Edition

By: Dr. R. Thomas Wright, Dr. Greg J. Strimel, and Dr. Michael E. Grubbs
ISBN: 978-1-63126-886-1
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2019
Subject: Technology / Engineering
Description
Foundations of Engineering & Technology has been fully revised by leading educators for a modern generation. The text illustrates how technology affects the world in which we live and how engineering is needed to create technology. Students will learn why technological systems work the way they do and why an engineering design process is needed to create any technological system. The areas of technology discussed in the Standards for Technological Literacy, as well as corresponding areas of engineering, are explored following an in-depth look at the engineering design process. Numerous student-friendly features provide practical examples of the impacts of technology and engineering on our world. STEM Applications and Engineering Design Challenges help students apply chapter content to real-world situations. This book is fully correlated to the Standards for Technological Literacy.
  • Close Reading features help students focus on the material in each chapter.
  • STEM Connections and Academic Connections relate chapter content to math, science, history, and communications.
  • Career Corner features present information about careers related to various technological fields.
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Foundations of Engineering & Technology has been fully revised by leading educators for a modern generation. The text illustrates how technology affects the world in which we live and how engineering is needed to create technology. Students will learn why technological systems work the way they do and why an engineering design process is needed to create any technological system. The areas of technology discussed in the Standards for Technological Literacy, as well as corresponding areas of engineering, are explored following an in-depth look at the engineering design process. Numerous student-friendly features provide practical examples of the impacts of technology and engineering on our world. STEM Applications and Engineering Design Challenges help students apply chapter content to real-world situations. This book is fully correlated to the Standards for Technological Literacy.
  • Close Reading features help students focus on the material in each chapter.
  • STEM Connections and Academic Connections relate chapter content to math, science, history, and communications.
  • Career Corner features present information about careers related to various technological fields.
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Previous Edition
Technology & Engineering, 6th Edition
Table of Contents

Technology and Engineering
1. Technology: A Dynamic, Human-Created System
2. Connecting Technology and Engineering through Mathematics and Science
3. Engineering Fundamentals
Engineering Design and Development
4. Engineering Design Problem Solving
5. Developing Design Solutions
6. Making Design Solutions
7. Evaluating Design Solutions
8. Communicating Design Solutions
Technological Systems
9. Technology as a System
10. Inputs to Technological Systems
11. Technological Processes
12. Outputs, Feedback, and Controls
The Designed World
13. Designing the World through Engineering
14. Processing Resources
15. Producing Products
16. Meeting Needs through Materials Science and Engineering
17. Constructing Structures
18. Meeting Needs through Architecture and Civil Engineering
19. Harnessing and Using Energy
20. Meeting Needs through Mechanical Engineering
21. Communicating Information and Ideas
22. Meeting Needs through Electrical, Computer, and Software Engineering
23. Transporting People and Cargo
24. Meeting Needs through Aerospace Engineering
25. Medical and Health Technologies
26. Meeting Needs through Biomedical Engineering
27. Agricultural and Related Biotechnologies
28. Meeting Needs through Chemical Engineering
Technology and Society
29. Technology and Engineering: A Societal View
30. Technology and Engineering: A Personal View
31. Managing and Organizing a Technological Enterprise
32. Operating a Technological Enterprise
33. Understanding and Assessing the Impact of Technology
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Chapter 2 (PPS, 2.23 MB)
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Chapter 13 (PPS, 3.76 MB)
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Correlations
Precision Exams
Standards for Technological Literacy
About the Author(s)

Dr. R. Thomas Wright - is one of the leading figures in technology-education curriculum development in the United States. Dr. Wright has served the profession through many professional offices. These offices include President of the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) and President of the Council on Technology Teacher Education (CTTE). His work has been recognized through the ITEEA Academy of Fellows award and Award of Distinction, the CTTE Technology Teacher Educator of the Year, the Epsilon Pi Tau Laureate Citation and Distinguished Service Citation, the Sagamore of the Wabash Award from the Governor of Indiana, the Bellringer Award from the Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Ball State University Faculty of the Year Award and George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professorship, and the EEA-Ship Citation. Dr. Wright's educational background includes a bachelor's degree from Stout State University, a master of science degree from Ball State University, and a doctoral degree from the University of Maryland. His teaching experience consists of 3 years as a junior high instructor in California and 37 years as a university instructor at Ball State University. In addition, he has also been a visiting professor at Colorado State University; Oregon State University; and Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia.

Dr. Greg J. Strimel - is an assistant professor of engineering & technology teacher education at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Dr. Strimel's educational background includes a bachelor's of science and a master's of education in technology education from California University of Pennsylvania as well as a doctorate of philosophy in occupational and technical studies with an emphasis on engineering and technology education from Old Dominion University. His teaching experience includes serving as a high school engineering & technology teacher in Maryland, teaching assistant professor within the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering & Mineral Resources at West Virginia University, and adjunct faculty member for engineering & technology teacher education at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and California University of Pennsylvania. In addition, he has also served as a high school career and technology education department chair, the Director of K-12 Initiatives for West Virginia University, and a professional development leader for multiple engineering & technology curriculum providers. His work has been recognized through the Technology & Engineering Education Association of Maryland's New Teacher of Excellence Award, the Governor of Maryland's Citation for Teaching Excellence, Old Dominion University's Outstanding Graduate Student Award, International Technology & Engineering Educators Association's (ITEEA) Emerging Leader Designation, ITEEA's Donald Maley Outstanding Graduate Student Citation, and the Council on Technology & Engineering Teacher Education's 21st Century Leader Fellowship.

Dr. Michael E. Grubbs - is the Coordinator of Career and Technology Education for Baltimore County Public Schools. Dr. Grubbs' educational background includes a bachelor's of science and a master's of education in technology education from California University of Pennsylvania, an educational specialist's in workforce education from the University of Georgia, as well as a doctorate of philosophy in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis on Integrative STEM Education from Virginia Tech. Dr. Grubbs has served as a middle school technology and engineering education teacher for Clayton County Public Schools, lead middle school teacher for Clayton County Public Schools, graduate research assistant for Virginia Tech, and Adjunct Instructor for New River Community College. His work has been recognized through the Donald Maley Spirit of Excellence: Outstanding Graduate Student Citation, CTETE International Travel Award, Virginia Tech's Outstanding Student in Integrative STEM Education Award, International Technology & Engineering Educators Association's (ITEEA) Emerging Leader Designation, and the Council on Technology & Engineering Teacher Education's 21st Century Leader Fellowship. Additionally, Dr. Grubbs has served the profession in multiple roles. These positions include Secretary of the Council on Technology and Engineering Teacher Education (CTETE), Marketing Committee Chair, and CTETE Webmaster. He has written numerous articles on Technology and Engineering Education, and presented regionally, nationally, and internationally.