Table of Contents

Epigraph

Preface

Acknowledgments

PART 1: Lead-On

Chapter 1. What Engineers Do

1.1 Introduction

1.2 What is engineering?

1.3 What do engineers do?

1.4 Where Do Engineers Work?

1.5 What is engineering technology?

1.6 What makes a “good” engineer?

1.7 What This Book Covers

1.8 Personal and Professional Ethics

1.9 What Are Professional Ethics?

1.10 Engineering Ethics Decision Matrix

1.11 What SHOULD YOU expect from this book?

Summary

Final Thoughts15

Chapter 2. Elements of Engineering Analysis

2.1 Introduction

2.2 The SI Unit System

2.3 Significant Figures

2.4 The “Need-Know-How-Solve” Method

2.5 Spreadsheet Analysis

Summary

Chapter 3. Force and Motion

3.1 Introduction

3.2 What is a force?

3.3 Newton’s first law

3.4 Newton’s Second Law

3.5 Newton’s Third Law

3.6 Free-Body Diagrams

3.7 What Is Kinematics?

3.8 Kinematics of Highway On-Ramps

3.9 The equations of one-dimensional kinematics

Summary

Chapter 4. Energy Conversion

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Energy is the Capability to Do Work

4.3 Kinds of Energy

4.4 Energy Conversion

4.5 Conservation of energy

Summary

Chapter 5. Engineering Economics

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Why is economics important?

5.3 The Cost of Money

5.4 When Is an Investment Worth It?

Summary

PART 2: Minds-On

Chapter 6. Chemical Engineering

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Chemical energy conversion

6.3 Atoms, molecules, and chemical reactions

6.4 The mol and the kmol

6.5 Stoichiometry

6.6 The Heating Value of Hydrocarbon Fuels

6.7 Chemical Engineering: How Do You Make Chemical Fuel

Details

No. of pages:
486
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780124159808
Print ISBN:
9780124158917