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"The best high school engineering book I have found. Gives a great foundation to teach Engineering. Helps me meet state standards and gives me great ideas for class projects."
Steve Sweigart
Johns Creek High School
Alpharetta, GA

"I looked long and hard for a textbook that the students could learn from and relate to, and this book does both. It's great."
Jim Jones
Fairfield High School
Goshen, IN

"The students like the book and the hands-on activities."
Paul Kynerd
Miami Lakes Ed Center
Miami, FL

"The best book I've found so far. The projects are engaging and thought-provoking, and the content is extremely relevant."
Dan McCue
St. Xavier High School
Louisville, KY

Table of Contents & Outline for "Survey of Engineering":

1. What is Engineering?
The Engineer and the Scientist
The Engineer and the Engineering Technologist
What do Engineers Do?
2. History of Engineering
The Beginnings of Engineering
Timeline of Engineering History
Profile of Historical Engineers
3. Expectations of an Engineer
Written and Oral Communication Skills
Sample Resume
Job Interview
4. Systems and Optimization
5. Teamwork
Analytic Problem Solving
Creative Problem Solving
6. Problem Solving
Profiles of NASA Engineers
Profiles of Practicing Engineers
Profiles of Engineering Students
7. Design and Modeling
What is Engineering Design?
The Design Process
Ten Stages Design
8. Engineering Fundamentals and Resources
Physical Principles
Mechanisms and Simple Machines
More on Machines and Mechanisms
Momentum, Work, Energy, and Dynamics
Fluid Mechanics, Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems