What every engineer should know amounts to a bewildering array of knowledge, as engineering intersects with all fields of modern enterprise. This series of concise, easy-to-understand volumes provides engineers with a compact set of primers on practical subjects such as patents, contracts, software, business communication, management science, and risk analysis, as well as more specific topics like embedded systems design. The books in this series address important problems encountered in the line of daily practice—problems concerning new technology, business, law, and related technical fields.
What Every Engineer Should Know about Ethics
What Every Engineer Should Know about Microcomputers Hardware/Software Design: a Step-by-step Example, Second Edition,
What Every Engineer Should Know about Patents
John X. Wang, Marvin L. Roush
February 15, 2000
"Explains how to assess and handle technical risk, schedule risk, and cost risk efficiently and effectively--enabling engineering professionals to anticipate failures regardless of system complexity--highlighting opportunities to turn failure into success."...
Kenneth K. Humphreys
July 07, 1999
This compact reference succinctly explains the engineering profession's codes of ethics using case studies drawn from decisions of the National Society of Professional Engineers' (NSPE) Board of Ethical Review, examining ethical challenges in engineering, construction, and project management. It ...
June 09, 1995
This work offers a step-by-step approach to the overall concurrent engineering (CE) development process, presenting both fundamental principles and advanced concepts, while focusing on rapid product development and cost-effective designs. The book also provides an introduction to Cost Driven Design...
October 20, 1994
Presents the fundamental finance and accounting processes, methods, strategies and terminology necessary for engineers and engineering managers to interpret financial data properly - examining topics such as cost and break-even analysis, the time value of money, financial ratios and discounted cash...
November 23, 1992
"Examining reliability, availability, and risk analysis and reviewing in probability and statistics essential to understanding reliability methods, this outstanding volume describes day-to-day techniques used by practicing engineers -- discussing important reliability aspects of both components and...
November 29, 1990
Revised and expanded guide demonstrates microcomputer usage by working through one simple design challenge and explaining its solution. This edition features the contributions of an Ada expert, demonstrates (in 14 new chapters) the development of a microcomputer system structured by this language, a...
October 28, 1988
"Considerations of Quality play a prominent role in all fields -- particularly with recently focused attention on issues of consumerism, product and professional liability, and government regulation. American industries must improve quality if they are to remain competitive in world markets. "...
October 21, 1988
"This useful, authoritative volume focuses on all aspects of intellectual property law with particular emphasis on patent laws enabling the reader to avoid such pitfalls as a loss of rights, and establish valid rights in inventions, trademarks, and writings. "...
September 19, 1986
This book discusses the fundamentals of data communications, the most important element in an engineer's daily function. It examines the technologies and methodologies now available in the marketplace to effect the exchange of information....
June 11, 1986
This book presents basic information on CAD/CAM and describes how to select, implement, and run a CAD/CAM system in the mechanical engineering environment. It also describes the overall state of CAD/CAM today in different industrial sectors and for different manufacturing technologies....
Justin E. Harlow III
January 10, 1986
This useful book brings together complete information on hardware, software, applications, financial justification, industry trends and vendors in one convenient volume. It describes the pros and cons of controversial engineering workstation technology, topics clearly and objectively and shows the ...
October 02, 1985
This book presents a brief description of what constitutes computer modeling and simulation with techniques given to get a feel for how some of the simulation software packages involving hundreds of thousands of lines of code were developed....