The book is organized into six parts with 20 chapters; each chapter begins by stating its objectives and concludes by summarizing what the reader should have gained from studying that chapter.
Sufficient material is provided to allow Instructors to have the flexibility to choose specific topics to meet his or her needs.
Information collection and proper utilization of that information are encouraged in this book by asking students to do a number of assignments that require information gathering by using the Internet as well as employing traditional methods.
A full set of free PowerPoint slides created by the author offer lecture content for Instructors. Another set of slides also provides images from the text.
Presents engineering fundamentals conceptually using everyday examples.