Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 June 2013

336 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199922048

Bookseller Code (04)

Companion website


Engineering in Your Community

Second Edition

Marybeth Lima and William C. Oakes

Service-Learning: Engineering in Your Community, Second Edition, links design methodology and engineering analysis to the socially beneficial application of engineering principles. Authors Marybeth Lima and William C. Oakes emphasize the importance of reflection, teaming skills, project management, communications, and ethics, carefully considering the integral roles that they play in the process of engineering for the common good.

New to this Edition:

  • * Reflection questions added to every chapter
  • * Four new chapters: - Chapter 2: Best Practices in Engineering Service-Learning - Chapter 5: Ethics in Learning Through Service - Chapter 6: Sustainable Citizens and Citizen Engineers - Chapter 12: International Service-Learning
  • * More examples of student reflections and common reflection models in Chapter 3: Reflection
  • * Expanded coverage of visual and graphical communication in Chapter 9: Technical Communications
  • * Companion Website with videos relating to service-learning (

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