Getting It Right - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780121088521, 9780080491370

Getting It Right

1st Edition

R&D Methods for Science and Engineering

Authors: Peter Bock
Hardcover ISBN: 9780121088521
eBook ISBN: 9780080491370
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 30th August 2001
Page Count: 406
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Acknowledgements Foreword (Fridolin Piwonka) Part I Introduction Research and Development Process and Preparation Part II Project Organization The Project Hierarchy The Project Task Part III Knowledge Representation An Epistemological Journey Categories and Types of Knowledge Roles of Knowledge Propositions Limits of Knowledge Part IV The Scientific Method Overview Analysis Hypothesis Synthesis Validation Appendices Bibliography Glossary Tips Summaries and Guidelines Sample Milestone Charts

Key Features

Presents a standard methodology for conducting coherent, rigorous, comprehensible, and consistent R&D projects Thoroughly researched to appeal to the needs of R&D engineers and scientists in industry Will also appeal to students of engineering and science

Readership

Scientists and engineers in all fields of research and development, social scientists, and managers of R&D projects.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Foreword (Fridolin Piwonka) Part I Introduction Research and Development Process and Preparation Part II Project Organization The Project Hierarchy The Project Task Part III Knowledge Representation An Epistemological Journey Categories and Types of Knowledge Roles of Knowledge Propositions Limits of Knowledge Part IV The Scientific Method Overview Analysis Hypothesis Synthesis Validation Appendices Bibliography Glossary Tips Summaries and Guidelines Sample Milestone Charts

Details

No. of pages:
406
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2001
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080491370
Hardcover ISBN:
9780121088521

About the Author

Peter Bock

Affiliations and Expertise

The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Reviews

A textbook introducing principles and practices of research. The sections cover project organization, knowledge representation, and the scientific method.Book News, Inc.®, Portland, OR