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Guide to Research Projects for Engineering Students: Planning, Writing and Presenting

1st Edition

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Eng Choon Leong, Carmel Lee-Hsia Heah, Kenneth Keng Wee Ong
July 23, 2015

Presents an Integrated Approach, Providing Clear and Practical Guidelines Are you a student facing your first serious research project? If you are, it is likely that you’ll be, firstly, overwhelmed by the magnitude of the task, and secondly, lost as to how to go about it. What you really need is a...

Advice for the Novice Investigator: Examples Taken from Movement Sciences

1st Edition

Nick Stergiou
August 23, 2019

This book is intended to help young and novice scientists by providing them with advice on how to overcome adversities. This advice comes in the form of numerous examples from the author’s career but also from the careers of many other scientists. It follows the thinking process of Ramon Y Cajal...

Revival: The Handbook of Software for Engineers and Scientists (1995)

1st Edition

Paul W Ross
August 21, 2019

The Handbook of Software for Engineers and Scientists is a single-volume, ready reference for the practicing engineer and scientist in industry, government, and academia as well as the novice computer user. It provides the most up-to-date information in a variety of areas such as common platforms...

Abbreviations Dictionary

10th Edition

Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen
June 04, 2019

Published in 2001: Abbreviations, nicknames, jargon, and other short forms save time, space, and effort - provided they are understood. Thousands of new and potentially confusing terms become part of the international vocabulary each year, while our communications are relayed to one another with...

Professional Practice in Engineering and Computing: Preparing for Future Careers

1st Edition

Riadh Habash
March 28, 2019

  This book has been developed with an intellectual framework to focus on the challenges and specific qualities applicable to graduates on the threshold of their careers. Young professionals have to establish their competence in complying with multifaceted sets of ethical, environmental,...

Blended Learning in Engineering Education: Recent Developments in Curriculum, Assessment and Practice

1st Edition

Ataur Rahman, Vojislav Ilic
November 29, 2018

Blended Learning combines the conventional face-to-face course delivery with an online component. The synergetic effect of the two modalities has proved to be of superior didactic value to each modality on its own. The highly improved interaction it offers to students, as well as direct...

Encyclopedia of Image Processing

1st Edition

Phillip A. Laplante
November 05, 2018

The Encyclopedia of Image Processing presents a vast collection of well-written articles covering image processing fundamentals (e.g. color theory, fuzzy sets, cryptography) and applications (e.g. geographic information systems, traffic analysis, forgery detection). Image processing advances have...

Intellectual Assets for Engineers and Scientists: Creation and Management

1st Edition

Uday S. Racherla
November 05, 2018

Engineers and scientists engaged in creative works, inventions, and innovations – as part of the free-enterprise, free-market system – must understand what Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) are and know how to strategically use them to create competitive advantage, wealth, and value. An...

Ethics, Politics, and Whistleblowing in Engineering

1st Edition

Nicholas Sakellariou, Rania Milleron
October 25, 2018

The aim of this book is to generate a strong operational ethic in the work of engineers from all disciplines. It provides numerous examples of engineers who sought to meet the highest ethical standards, risking both professional and personal retaliations. In short, it presents the fields of...

Fractional Order Processes: Simulation, Identification, and Control

1st Edition

Seshu Kumar Damarla, Madhusree Kundu
September 04, 2018

The book presents efficient numerical methods for simulation and analysis of physical processes exhibiting fractional order (FO) dynamics. The book introduces FO system identification method to estimate parameters of a mathematical model under consideration from experimental or simulated data. A...

Technical Writing: A Practical Guide for Engineers, Scientists, and Nontechnical Professionals, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Phillip A. Laplante
August 10, 2018

Technical Writing: A Practical Guide for Engineers, Scientists, and Nontechnical Professionals, Second Edition enables readers to write, edit, and publish materials of a technical nature, including books, articles, reports, and electronic media. Written by a renowned engineer and widely published...

The Need for Critical Thinking and the Scientific Method

1st Edition

Finlay MacRitchie
May 14, 2018

The book exposes many of the misunderstandings about the scientific method and its application to critical thinking. It argues for a better understanding of the scientific method and for nurturing critical thinking in the community. This knowledge helps the reader to analyze issues more objectively...

The CIO’s Guide to Risk

1st Edition

Jessica Keyes
November 16, 2017

In an age of globalization, widely distributed systems, and rapidly advancing technological change, IT professionals and their managers must understand that risk is ever present. The key to project success is to identify risk and subsequently deal with it. The CIO’s Guide to Risk addresses the many...

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