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What Every Engineer Should Know


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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.

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What Every Engineer Should Know about Ethics

What Every Engineer Should Know about Ethics

1st Edition

Kenneth K. Humphreys
July 07, 1999

This compact reference succinctly explains the engineering profession's codes of ethics using case studies drawn from decisions of the National Society of Professional Engineers' (NSPE) Board of Ethical Review, examining ethical challenges in engineering, construction, and project management. It...

What Every Engineer Should Know about Concurrent Engineering

What Every Engineer Should Know about Concurrent Engineering

1st Edition

Salomone
June 09, 1995

This work offers a step-by-step approach to the overall concurrent engineering (CE) development process, presenting both fundamental principles and advanced concepts, while focusing on rapid product development and cost-effective designs. The book also provides an introduction to Cost Driven Design...

What Every Engineer Should Know about Accounting and Finance

What Every Engineer Should Know about Accounting and Finance

1st Edition

Shim
October 20, 1994

Presents the fundamental finance and accounting processes, methods, strategies and terminology necessary for engineers and engineering managers to interpret financial data properly - examining topics such as cost and break-even analysis, the time value of money, financial ratios and discounted cash...

What Every Engineer Should Know about Reliability and Risk Analysis

What Every Engineer Should Know about Reliability and Risk Analysis

1st Edition

Mohammad Modarres
November 23, 1992

"Examining reliability, availability, and risk analysis and reviewing in probability and statistics essential to understanding reliability methods, this outstanding volume describes day-to-day techniques used by practicing engineers -- discussing important reliability aspects of both components and...

What Every Engineer Should Know about Microcomputers: Hardware/Software Design: a Step-by-step Example, Second Edition,

What Every Engineer Should Know about Microcomputers: Hardware/Software Design: a Step-by-step Example, Second Edition,

2nd Edition

Bennett
November 29, 1990

Revised and expanded guide demonstrates microcomputer usage by working through one simple design challenge and explaining its solution. This edition features the contributions of an Ada expert, demonstrates (in 14 new chapters) the development of a microcomputer system structured by this language, a...

What Every Engineer Should Know about Quality Control

What Every Engineer Should Know about Quality Control

1st Edition

Pyzdek
October 28, 1988

"Considerations of Quality play a prominent role in all fields -- particularly with recently focused attention on issues of consumerism, product and professional liability, and government regulation. American industries must improve quality if they are to remain competitive in world markets. "...

What Every Engineer Should Know about Patents

What Every Engineer Should Know about Patents

2nd Edition

Konold
October 21, 1988

"This useful, authoritative volume focuses on all aspects of intellectual property law with particular emphasis on patent laws enabling the reader to avoid such pitfalls as a loss of rights, and establish valid rights in inventions, trademarks, and writings. "...

What Every Engineer Should Know about Data Communications

What Every Engineer Should Know about Data Communications

1st Edition

Carl Clifton
September 19, 1986

This book discusses the fundamentals of data communications, the most important element in an engineer's daily function. It examines the technologies and methodologies now available in the marketplace to effect the exchange of information....

What Every Engineer Should Know about Threaded Fasteners: Materials and Design

What Every Engineer Should Know about Threaded Fasteners: Materials and Design

1st Edition

Alexander Blake
August 29, 1986

This book is designed to serve the needs of engineers, technicians, designers, and technologists concerned with standards, materials, design, and elementary formulas for the selection, procurement, and quality control of threaded fasteners....

What Every Engineer Should Know about Practical Cad/cam Applications

What Every Engineer Should Know about Practical Cad/cam Applications

1st Edition

Stark
June 11, 1986

This book presents basic information on CAD/CAM and describes how to select, implement, and run a CAD/CAM system in the mechanical engineering environment. It also describes the overall state of CAD/CAM today in different industrial sectors and for different manufacturing technologies....

What Every Engineer Should Know about Engineering Workstations

What Every Engineer Should Know about Engineering Workstations

1st Edition

Justin E. Harlow III
January 10, 1986

What Every Engineer Should Know about Computer Modeling and Simulation

What Every Engineer Should Know about Computer Modeling and Simulation

1st Edition

Ingels
October 02, 1985

This book presents a brief description of what constitutes computer modeling and simulation with techniques given to get a feel for how some of the simulation software packages involving hundreds of thousands of lines of code were developed....

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