Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 December 2016

416 Pages

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190279332

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Engineering Your Future

A Brief Introduction to Engineering

Sixth edition

William Oakes and Les Leone


New to this Edition:

  • A rewritten Chapter 1, "The Heritage of Engineering," encourages students to appreciate the rich and inclusive heritage of engineering and to think about how much our daily lives are impacted by engineering
  • Chapter 2, "Engineering Majors," reflects current technological advances, including mobile computing and nanotechnology
  • Chapter 3, "A Statistical Profile of the Engineering Profession," provides the latest available data on the job market, college enrollment trends, and diversity within the profession
  • A completely updated Chapter 7, "Teamwork," includes new examples from today's leading companies including Netflix, Tesla Motors, and Google
  • A significantly expanded section on programming in "Appendix C: An Introduction to MATLAB" serves as a starting point for students learning to code

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