Engineering Your Future an Australasian Guide + Wiley Desktop Edition + Sustainability Supplement
John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
Now with FREE bonus supplement Sustainability in Australian Business : Fundamental Principles and Practice. Wiley Desktop Edition - your complete ELECTRONIC study resource! PLEASE NOTE: This product is digital. There are no refunds available for purchase of Desktop Editions. If you're not sure a Desktop Edition is what you're looking for, check out all the great features yourself in this DEMONSTRATION Download the full text to your computer! Use the search function to locate key concepts! Create your own colour-coded highlights as you revise! Make notes for revision and share them with your friends! To purchase this Wiley Desktop Edition click on the 'Buy' button above. You will receive your registration code via email. To make the most of this product's interactive features you should download it to your own personal computer or laptop as follows: Go to www.vitalsource.com/download Download the Bookshelf application to your personal computer or laptop Follow the instructions on the website to register and redeem your registration code This will download the Wiley Desktop Edition For technical support please visit www.vitalsource.com/index/support or email bookshelf.support@ingramdigital. com ABOUT THIS BOOK Engineering Your Future: An Australasian Guide is the ideal text for undergraduate students beginning their Engineering studies, as the following testimonials from academia and industry reveal: "Alone among introductory texts, this book will engage the undergraduate engineering student directly with what it means to be a contemporary engineer in Australia and New Zealand. There is a strong and practical emphasis on developing the range of communication and decision-making skills that are essential for tackling engineering problems. Throughout the text and its accompanying exercises and problems, students are encouraged to reflect on - and thereby improve - their learning practices. The book, and a course based on it, would be very valuable for every engineering student." Emeritus Professor Robin King, author of 'Engineers for the Future', the report of the 2007-8 review of Australian engineering education, undertaken on behalf of the Australian Council of Engineering Deans. "This is a superb text for the increasing number of courses in Australasian first year engineering programmes aimed at introducing students to engineering and the characteristics of the 'engineering method'. The well researched, topical, and regionally focussed examples graphically demonstrate the role and responsibilities of a professional engineer, whilst simultaneously conveying fascination and enthusiasm for the profession. The depth of coverage of the content, particularly on ethics, project management and sustainability enhance the relevance of this text throughout the degree programme." Elizabeth Godfrey Ph D, CIPENZ. President, Australasian Association for Engineering Education "This is an excellent textbook that every aspiring and current undergraduate engineering student in the Australasian region should read. Its scope spans from explaining what engineering actually is, to what skills students need to develop to be a practicing engineer, through to the future for engineering and engineers. Many contemporary examples of engineering projects are highlighted across the broad range of engineering disciplines, with an emphasis on sustainability, ethical practice and effective communication. Numerous exercises and project activities will encourage students to put the principles the text outlines into practice." Professor Doug Hargreaves Head of School of Engineering Systems, Queensland University of Technology and Deputy National President of Engineers Australia.
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