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Design Concepts for Engineers 5th Edition Mark N. Horenstein

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ISBN-13: 9780137562800
For collections in design engineering
Employing The Art of Design for All Engineers

The Art of Engineering Designs presents engineering college individuals to the primary concepts and ideas of design and their application to engineering disciplines. This prevalent textual content furnishes a platform by which all engineering college individuals can comprehend vital concepts, regardless of their specialty backgrounds. Placing emphasis on the design process rather than the technical particulars of a particular engineering subject, the 8th Publication connects with a variety of engineering college individuals.

The Art of Engineering Designs is a adaptable textual content that can be instructed to both introductory and upper level college individuals as either a comprehensive material or in its distinct chapter modules. With knowledge of basic algebra, any engineering student can explore and comprehend this captivating textual content, making it an ideal supply material to reach a range of student audiences.

Table of Contents
1.1 The Diverse Fields of Engineering
1.1.1 Aerospace Engineering
1.1.2 Agrarian Engineering
1.1.3 Biomedical Engineering
1.1.4 Chemical Engineering
1.1.5 Civil Engineering
1.1.6 Computer Engineering
1.1.7 Electrical Engineering
1.1.8 Environmental Engineering
1.1.9 Industrial Engineering
1.1.10 Materials Engineering
1.1.11 Mechanical Engineering
1.1.12 Mechatronics Engineering
1.1.13 Naval Engineering
1.1.14 Nuclear Engineering
1.1.15 Petroleum Engineering
1.1.16 Systems Engineering
1.2 A Few Engineering Professional Organizations
1.3 Becoming A Certified Professional Engineer
1.4 The Engineer: Central to Project Management
1.5 Engineering: An Array of Skills
1.5.1 Information
1.5.2 Expertise
1.5.3 Intuition
Key Terms
2.1 The Employment of The Term Design
2.2 The Contrast Between Investigation, Design, and Duplication
2.2.1 Investigation
2.2.2 Design
2.2.3 Duplication
2.3 Effective Design Versus Poor Design
2.4 The Design Cycle
2.4.1 Outline the Overall Objectives
2.4.2 Gather Data
2.4.3 Classify and Assess Potential Design Approaches
2.4.4 Create an Initial Draft of the Design
2.4.5 Model and Analyze
2.4.6 Build, Document, and Evaluate
2.4.7 Amend and Revise Once Again
2.4.8 Thoroughly Inspect the Product
2.5 Generating Ideas
2.5.1 Ground Rules for Brainstorming
2.5.2 Formal Brainstorming
2.5.3 Informal Brainstorming
2.6 Instances of Design
2.6.1 Robot Design Competition
2.6.2 Face Masks Manufacturing Facility
2.6.3 Automated Pipette Machine
2.6.4 Sailboat Autopilot
2.6.5 Ocean Energy Harvester
Key Terms
3.1 Collaborating in Teams
3.1.1 Establishing an Effective Team
3.1.2 Organizational Chart
3.1.3 The Job Description
3.1.4 Team Contact Guidelines
3.1.5 Team Meetings
3.1.6 Collaborating with Other Teams within the Team
3.2 Handling Projects: Keeping the Project on Track
3.2.1 Procedures
3.2.2 Schedule
3.2.3 Gantt Chart
3.2.4 PERT Chart
3.3 Documentation: The Key to Project Success
3.3.1 Paper versus Electronic Documentation
3.3.2 The Engineer’s Logbook (Pocketbook)
3.3.3 Logbook Format
3.3.4 Using Your Engineer’s Logbook
3.3.5 Technical Reports
3.3.6 Software Documentation and the Role of the Engineering Logbook
3.3.7 The Importance of Logbooks: Case Study #
3.3.8 The Importance of Logbooks: Case Study #
3.4 Legal Matters: Intellectual Property, Patents, and Trade Secrets
3.4.1 Patents
3.4.2 Patent Terminology
Key Terms
4.1 Approximation
4.2 Operating With Numerals
4.2.1 International System of Units (SI)
4.2.2 Reconciling Units
4.2.3 Significant Figures
4.2.4 Dimensioning and Tolerance
4.3 Varieties of Graphs
4.3.1 Semilog Plots
4.3.2 Log-Log Plots
4.3.3 Polar Plots
4.3.4 Three-Dimensional Graphs
4.4 Prototyping
4.5 Retro Engineering
4.6 Computing Analysis
4.7 Specification Sheets
4.8 The World Wide Web
4.9 Spreadsheets in Engineering Design
4.10 Solid Modeling and Computer-Aided Drafting
4.10.1 Why an Engineering Drawing?
4.10.2 Varieties of Drawings
4.11 System Simulation
4.12 Digital Circuit Simulation
4.13 Graphical Programming
4.14 Microprocessors: The eOtherYComputer
Key Terms
5.1 How People Interact With Machines
5.2 Ergonomics
5.2.1 Implementing Ergonomics
5.3 Cognition
5.4 The HumanhMachine Interface: Case Study
Key Terms
6.1 Society’s Perspective on Engineering
6.2 How Engineers Learn From Faults
6.3 The Role of Failure in Engineering Design: Case Study
6.3.1 Case : Tacoma Narrows Bridge
6.3.2 Case : Hartford Civic Center
6.3.3 Case : Space Shuttle Challenger
6.3.4 Case : Kansas City Hyatt
6.3.5 Case : Three Mile Island
6.3.6 Case : USS Vincennes
6.3.7 Case : Hubble Telescope
6.3.8 Case : De Havilland Comet
6.3.9 Case : The Collapsing Roof Panels
6.3.10 Case : Citicorp Center
6.3.11 Case : Ford Pinto
6.4 Preparing for Failure in Your Personal Design Key Terms
Further Readings
7.1 The Importance of Effective Communication Skills
7.2 Preparing for Meetings, Presentations, and Conferences
7.3 Preparing for A Formal Presentation
7.4 Writing E-Mails, Letters, and Memoranda
7.4.1 Writing E-mail Messages
7.4.2 Header for Formal E-mail
7.4.3 First Sentence
7.4.4 Body
7.4.5 Writing Formal Memos and Letters
7.5 Writing Technical Reports, Proposal, and Journal Articles
7.5.1 Technical Report
7.5.2 Journal Paper
7.5.3 Proposal
7.6 Preparing an Instruction Manual
7.6.1 Introduction
7.6.2 Setup
7.6.3 Operation
7.6.4 Safety
7.6.5 Troubleshooting
7.6.6 Appendices
7.6.7 Repetition
7.7 Generating Good Technical Documents: A Method
7.7.1 Plan the Writing Task
7.7.2 Find a Place to Work
7.7.3 Define the Reader
7.7.4 Make Notes
7.7.5 Create Subject Headings
7.7.6 Take a Break
7.7.7 Write the First Draft
7.7.8 Review the Draft
7.7.9 Revise the Draft
7.7.10 Revise, Revise, and Revise Once More
7.7.11 Evaluate the Final Draft
7.7.12 Common Writing Errors
Key Terms

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