Engineering Fundamentals: An Introduction to Engineering (SI Edition) 6th edition

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Saeed Moaveni
Publisher: Cengage Learning

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  • Chapter 1: Introduction to the Engineering Profession
    • 1.1: Engineering Work Is All Around You (8)
    • 1.2: Engineering as a Profession (2)
    • 1.3: Common Traits of Good Engineers (2)
    • 1.4: Engineering Disciplines (7)
    • 1: Problems

  • Chapter 2: Preparing for an Engineering Career
    • 2.1: Making the Transition from High School to College
    • 2.2: Budgeting Your Time
    • 2.3: Study Habits and Strategies
    • 2.4: Getting Involved with an Engineering Organization
    • 2.5: Your Graduation Plan
    • 2: Problems

  • Chapter 3: Introduction to Engineering Design
    • 3.1: Engineering Design Process (12)
    • 3.2: Additional Design Considerations
    • 3.3: Teamwork (1)
    • 3.4: Project Scheduling and the Task Chart (6)
    • 3.5: Engineering Standards and Codes (17)
    • 3.6: Water and Air Standards in the United States (4)
    • 3: Problems

  • Chapter 4: Engineering Communication
    • 4.1: Communication Skills and Presentation of Engineering Work
    • 4.2: Basic Steps Involved in the Solution of Engineering Problems (15)
    • 4.3: Written Communication (12)
    • 4.4: Oral Communication (10)
    • 4.5: Graphical Communication
    • 4: Problems

  • Chapter 5: Engineering Ethics
    • 5.1: Engineering Ethics
    • 5.2: The Code of Ethics of the National Society of Professional Engineers (25)
    • 5.3: Engineer's Creed
    • 5.4: Academic Dishonesty, Conflict of Interest, Professional Responsibility
    • 5: Problems

  • Chapter 6: Fundamental Dimensions and Units
    • 6.1: Fundamental Dimensions and Units
    • 6.2: Systems of Units (3)
    • 6.3: Unit Conversion and Dimensional Homogeneity (54)
    • 6.4: Significant Digits (Figures) (2)
    • 6.5: Components and Systems (4)
    • 6.6: Physical Laws and Observations (1)
    • 6: Problems

  • Chapter 7: Length and Length-Related Variables in Engineering
    • 7.1: Length as a Fundamental Dimension (22)
    • 7.2: Ratio of Two Lengths—Radians and Strain (2)
    • 7.3: Area (17)
    • 7.4: Volume (10)
    • 7.5: Second Moment of Area (4)
    • 7: Problems

  • Chapter 8: Time and Time-Related Variables in Engineering
    • 8.1: Time as a Fundamental Dimension (2)
    • 8.2: Measurement of Time (7)
    • 8.3: Periods and Frequencies (7)
    • 8.4: Flow of Traffic (2)
    • 8.5: Engineering Variables Involving Length and Time (52)
    • 8: Problems

  • Chapter 9: Mass and Mass-Related Variables in Engineering
    • 9.1: Mass as a Fundamental Dimension (7)
    • 9.2: Density, Specific Weight, Specific Gravity, and Specific Volume (12)
    • 9.3: Mass Flow Rate (24)
    • 9.4: Mass Moment of Inertia (18)
    • 9.5: Momentum (2)
    • 9.6: Conservation of Mass
    • 9: Problems

  • Chapter 10: Force and Force-Related Variables in Engineering
    • 10.1: Force (6)
    • 10.2: Newton's Laws in Mechanics (4)
    • 10.3: Moment, Torque—Force Acting at a Distance (8)
    • 10.4: Work—Force Acting Over a Distance (3)
    • 10.5: Pressure and Stress—Force Acting Over an Area (34)
    • 10.6: Linear Impulse—Force Acting Over Time (2)
    • 10: Problems

  • Chapter 11: Temperature and Temperature-Related Variables in Engineering
    • 11.1: Temperature as a Fundamental Dimension (7)
    • 11.2: Temperature Difference and Heat Transfer (36)
    • 11.3: Thermal Comfort
    • 11.4: Heating Values of Fuels (5)
    • 11.5: Degree-Days and Energy Estimation (7)
    • 11.6: Additional Temperature-Related Material Properties (13)
    • 11: Problems

  • Chapter 12: Electric Current and Related Variables in Engineering
    • 12.1: Electric Current, Voltage, and Electric Power (9)
    • 12.2: Electrical Circuits and Components (11)
    • 12.3: Electric Power Sources (13)
    • 12.4: Electric Motors (1)
    • 12.5: Lighting Systems (4)
    • 12: Problems

  • Chapter 13: Energy and Power
    • 13.1: Work, Mechanical Energy, and Thermal Energy (5)
    • 13.2: Conservation of Energy
    • 13.3: Power (11)
    • 13.4: Efficiency (2)
    • 13.5: Energy Sources, Generation, and Consumption (26)
    • 13: Problems

  • Chapter 14: Computational Engineering Tools: Electronic Spreadsheets
    • 14.1: Microsoft Excel Basics
    • 14.2: Excel Functions (19)
    • 14.3: Plotting with Excel (8)
    • 14.4: Matrix Computation with Excel (3)
    • 14.5: An Introduction to Excel's Visual Basic for Applications (5)
    • 14: Problems

  • Chapter 15: Computational Engineering Tools: MATLAB
    • 15.1: MATLAB Basics
    • 15.2: MATLAB Functions, Loop Control, and Conditional Statements (27)
    • 15.3: Plotting with MATLAB (2)
    • 15.4: Matrix Computations with MATLAB (10)
    • 15.5: Symbolic Mathematics with MATLAB
    • 15: Problems

  • Chapter 16: Engineering Drawings and Symbols
    • 16.1: Mechanical Drawings (43)
    • 16.2: Civil, Electrical, and Electronic Drawings
    • 16.3: Solid Modeling (5)
    • 16.4: Engineering Symbols (2)
    • 16: Problems

  • Chapter 17: Engineering Materials
    • 17.1: Material Selection and Origin (12)
    • 17.2: The Properties of Materials (7)
    • 17.3: Metals (6)
    • 17.4: Concrete (1)
    • 17.5: Wood, Plastics, Silicon, Glass, and Composites (6)
    • 17.6: Fluid Materials: Air and Water (3)
    • 17: Problems

  • Chapter 18: Mathematics in Engineering
    • 18.1: Mathematical Symbols and Greek Alphabet
    • 18.2: Linear Models (13)
    • 18.3: Nonlinear Models (12)
    • 18.4: Exponential and Logarithmic Models (11)
    • 18.5: Matrix Algebra (8)
    • 18.6: Calculus (1)
    • 18.7: Differential Equations (2)
    • 18: Problems

  • Chapter 19: Probability and Statistics in Engineering
    • 19.1: Probability—Basic Ideas
    • 19.2: Statistics—Basic Ideas
    • 19.3: Frequency Distributions (3)
    • 19.4: Measures of Central Tendency and Variation—Mean, Median, and Standard Deviation (25)
    • 19.5: Normal Distribution (32)
    • 19: Problems

  • Chapter 20: Engineering Economics
    • 20.1: Cash Flow Diagrams
    • 20.2: Simple and Compound Interest (1)
    • 20.3: Future Worth of a Present Amount and Present Worth of a Future Amount (12)
    • 20.4: Effective Interest Rate (6)
    • 20.5: Present and Future Worth of Series Payment (7)
    • 20.6: Interest–Time Factors (9)
    • 20.7: Choosing the Best Alternatives—Decision Making (3)
    • 20.8: Excel Financial Functions (21)
    • 20: Problems


Engineering Fundamentals: An Introduction to Engineering, SI Edition, 6th edition, written by Saeed Moaveni and published by Cengage Learning, helps students develop strong problem-solving skills and the solid foundation in fundamental principles needed to become analytical, detail-oriented, creative engineers. An initial overview examines what today's engineers do, with behind-the-scenes glimpses into areas of specialization. Candid discussions emphasize what it takes to succeed as an engineer today. This edition covers basic physical concepts and laws important in engineering studies and on the job. The author connects these principles to professional engineering success as he highlights the work of practicing engineers around the globe. Available via WebAssign is MindTap Reader, Cengage's next-generation eBook, and other digital resources.

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