734 Pages
    by Routledge

    734 Pages
    by Routledge

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    All the mandatory units of the 2010 BTEC Level 3 Engineering specification, plus selected popular optional units

    • Clear, full colour layout and numerous activities, worked examples and questions with answers, make it easy for students to learn and revise for their exams
    • Content you can trust – written by two lecturers with over 50 years combined experience of designing and delivering engineering qualifications
    • Free student website with interactive quizzes, downloads and additional material o support learning

    The third edition of this bestselling textbook ensures that all the mandatory units of 2010 BTEC Level 3 Engineering specification are fully covered in a way that encourages students to explore engineering for themselves, developing the expertise and knowledge required at this level.

    Key points and definitions highlight the most important concepts and hundreds of activities and worked examples help put theory in context. Questions throughout the text, with answers provided, allow students to test their knowledge as they go, while end of unit review questions are ideal for exam revision and set course work.

    For lecturers a Tutor Support DVD-ROM is available to help with the delivery of the programme: BTEC National Engineering Tutor Support Material, ISBN 978-0-08-096683-0.

    Units covered: Unit 1 – Health and Safety in the Workplace, Unit 2 – Communications for Engineering Technicians, Unit 3 – Engineering Project, Unit 4 – Mathematics for Engineering technicians, Unit 5 – Mechanical Principles and Applications, Unit 6 – Electrical and Electronic Principles, Unit 7 – Business Operations in Engineering, Unit 8 – Engineering Design.

    A free student website, including answers to all activities, is available at http://www.key2study.com/btecnat and features:

    • Interactive quizzes with automatic marking and feedback
    • A free comprehensive 2D CAD package for downloading
    • A variety of spreadsheet tools for solving common engineering problems
    • Useful engineering data summaries
    • Extensive Visio symbol libraries for engineering drawing/CAD
    • Drawing templates and sample drawings in industry-standard format
    • Additional material to support learning activities and assignments
    • Book chapter: Arithmetic and Trigonometric Fundamentals
    • ‘Test your Knowledge’ and ‘End of Unit Review’ questions

    Unit 1 - Health and Safety in the Workplace
    Unit 2 - Communications for Engineering Technicians
    Unit 3 - Engineering Project
    Unit 4 - Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
    Unit 5 - Mechanical Principles and Applications
    Unit 6 - Electrical and Electronic Principles
    Unit 7 - Business Operations in Engineering
    Unit 8 - Engineering design</P>


    Mike Tooley is a technical author and consultant. He was formerly Vice Principal at Brooklands College in Surrey, England, where he was responsible for the delivery of learning to over 10,000 Further and Higher Education students increasingly by flexible, open and on-line distance learning. Mike is the well-known author of several popular engineering and related text books, including widely adopted course texts for BTEC, GCE A-level and GCSE qualifications in Engineering. Mike's hobbies include astronomy, amateur radio, aviation, computing and electronic circuit design and construction. Lloyd Dingle is a Chartered Engineer specialising in Aircraft Maintenance. Over the past 25 years Lloyd has held several posts in engineering training and education at various levels, formerly as the Associate Dean of Technology at Brooklands College and more recently as an engineering lecturer at Farnborough College of Technology and Project Tutor at Kingston University. Lloyd is an advocate of quality education and training for engineers and technicians and is able, in some small way, to use his experience and influence in the delivery and accreditation of engineering learning programmes, through the work he is currently involved with at BTEC and the RAeS. Lloyd has been co-author of several popular engineering textbooks for over 10 years.

    'Decent coverage of the mandatory units along with a good selection of worked examples.  The book is well illustrated with check your knowledge questions at the end of each section.'  Alun Furzer, Newport and District Group Training Association