Engineering Your Future: An Australasian Guide

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Dowling’s Engineering Your Future: An Australasian Guide, Fourth Edition is used for first year, core subjects across all Engineering disciplines. Building on the previous editions, this text has been updated with new references, while still maintaining a strong and practical emphasis on skills that are essential for problem solving and design. Numerous topical and locally focused examples of projects across engineering disciplines help demonstrate the role and responsibilities of a professional engineer. Themes of sustainability, ethical practice and effective communication are a constant throughout the text.

This full-coloured print with interactive e-text resource has a variety of digital media embedded at the point of learning such as videos and knowledge-check questions to engage students and to help consolidate their learning.
 

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Contents

introduction to engineering 1
10
What is engineering? 2
21
The engineering method
43
Engineering in society
86
Sustainable engineering 85
109
Professional responsibility and ethics
129
International business etiquette
156
Project activity
162
Applying the engineering method
332
Engineering design 382
350
Engineering design
383
Evaluating options 422
400
Evaluating options
423
Engineering decision making
449
Safety
461
Managing engineering projects
479

Professional skills
166
Managing your time effectively
182
Managing your learning
189
Reviewing your performance
196
Key terms
202
Working with people
207
1
208
Communication
248
CHAPTER 8
286
Understanding
331
project
488
Communicating information
521
PART 6
571
Planning your career
572
Work to rule or be inspired to work
590
Index
600
364
601
232
604
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