Keys to Engineering Success
Lively in format and filled with real-world vignettes, applications, and examples, this introduction to engineering is designed to keep engineering ... Show synopsis Lively in format and filled with real-world vignettes, applications, and examples, this introduction to engineering is designed to keep engineering students encouraged and motivated during their freshmen year when they can't yet see how all of the calculus, physics, and chemistry relates to their later education and careers as engineers. The real-world vignettes and pictures capture not only the diversity of the profession, but of the engineers themselves, providing an overview of the various types of engineering as well as what working professionals "do." The book also features extensive information on engineering-specific study skills, gives hints and suggestions on how to enhance one's college experience, and provides information on what resources to look for and where to find them. Includes extensive skill-building exercises on perforated pages. So What Is Engineering Anyway? Where to Get Help When You Need It. Critical and Creative Thinking: Tapping the Power of Your Mind. Reading and Study Skills. Writing. Listening and Test Taking. Goal Setting and Time Management. Relating to Others--Appreciating Your Diverse World. Managing Career and Money: Reality Resources. Preparing for the Changes in the Engineering Field. For students just entering an engineering program.