What every engineer should know amounts to a bewildering array of knowledge, as engineering intersects with all fields of modern enterprise. This series of concise, easy-to-understand volumes provides engineers with a compact set of primers on practical subjects such as patents, contracts, software, business communication, management science, and risk analysis, as well as more specific topics like embedded systems design. The books in this series address important problems encountered in the line of daily practice—problems concerning new technology, business, law, and related technical fields.
Technical Writing: A Practical Guide for Engineers, Scientists, and Nontechnical Professionals, Second Edition
What Every Engineer Should Know About Excel
Green Entrepreneur Handbook: The Guide to Building and Growing a Green and Clean Business
Phillip A. Laplante
August 10, 2018
Engineers, scientists, and professionals of all types are often required to write reports, summaries, manuals, and guides. While many have had an English language or writing course, it is less likely that they have had instruction in the special requirements of technical writing. Filling this void...
J. P. Holman, Blake K. Holman
October 09, 2017
Understanding the powerful computational and graphics capabilities of Microsoft Excel is an enormous benefit to engineers and technical professionals in almost any field and at all levels of experience. What Every Engineer Should Know About Excel is a practical guide to unlocking the features and...
Raymond J. Madachy, Daniel Houston
August 25, 2017
This practical book presents fundamental concepts and issues in computer modeling and simulation (M&S) in a simple and practical way for engineers, scientists, and managers who wish to apply simulation successfully to their real-world problems. It offers a concise approach to the coverage of...
Joanna F. DeFranco
October 18, 2013
Most organizations place a high priority on keeping data secure, but not every organization invests in training its engineers or employees in understanding the security risks involved when using or developing technology. Designed for the non-security professional, What Every Engineer Should Know...
November 01, 2010
Written by a practicing business attorney with startup experience in the environmental and technology sectors, Green Entrepreneur Handbook: The Guide to Building and Growing a Green and Clean Business assists entrepreneurs in tackling the wide variety of opportunities to go green. It helps you...
Adrian B. Biran
July 20, 2010
MATLAB® can be used to execute many mathematical and engineering calculations, as well as a handheld computer can—if not better. Moreover, like many other computer languages, it can perform tasks that a handheld computer cannot. Compared to other computer languages, MATLAB provides many built-in...
January 06, 2009
Written by an experienced business lawyer in the technology, scientific and engineering community, this publication is for the engineer with an innovative high-tech idea or concept who needs those crucial business insights and strategies to move that idea forward. It offers key analysis on how to...
June 30, 2008
Thanks to their education, experience, and general philosophical orientation, many engineers fail to notice critical issues in the workplace that can directly impact their career advancement and day-to-day job satisfaction. This text focuses on career management, and the accompanying importance of...
John X. Wang
May 15, 2008
Engineers must possess a range of business communication skills that enable them to effectively communicate the purpose and relevance of their idea, process, or technical design. This unique business communication text is packed with practical advice that will improve your ability to— Market...
Kim R. Fowler
October 24, 2007
You can find them in your wristwatch or MP3 player; they perform specific functions in washing machines, traffic lights, and even pacemakers. Embedded systems are pervasive, ubiquitous, and widespread throughout our daily lives. Developing these real-time embedded products requires an understanding...
Philip A. Laplante
April 25, 2007
Do you…Use a computer to perform analysis or simulations in your daily work?Write short scripts or record macros to perform repetitive tasks?Need to integrate off-the-shelf software into your systems or require multiple applications to work together?Find yourself spending too much time working the...
John X. Wang, Marvin L. Roush
February 15, 2000
"Explains how to assess and handle technical risk, schedule risk, and cost risk efficiently and effectively--enabling engineering professionals to anticipate failures regardless of system complexity--highlighting opportunities to turn failure into success."...