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Science Background to Engineering by Roger L Timings
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Science Background to Engineering is a core text for first year students studying the Science Background to Engineering unit of the C&G Basic Engineering Competencies (2010) scheme.In practical and concise terms, R L Timings covers the theory and practice of unit 2010-02-032, comprising: Basic Physical Quantities; Structure and States of Matter; Mass, Force, Weight and Acceleration; Mass per Unit Volume; Forces and Moments of Forces; Centre of Gravity, Equilibrium and Stability; Friction; Pressure; Electricity and Magnetism; Principles of Tool Construction and Materials Technology. The book complements the author's companion text General Engineering, which covers the C&G units 2010-02-021 to 025 in Industrial Studies, Basic Engineering Processes, Material Removal, Joining, and Assembly and Dismantling. It also reinforces the 'underpinning knowledge and understanding' elements of the Engineering Training Authority's (EnTra) basic training units and the knowledge required for the NVQ in Engineering Manufacture Level 2 (foundation).Key features:* covers all the endorsements required for the science component of the C&G Basic Engineering Competences in one volume* can be used as a conventional text or for open and distance learning courses* includes self- assessment activities to develop and support each new concept* provides fully worked specimen 'responses' and written explanations, together with additional material to provide reinforcement* provides the knowledge required to gain credits towards the NVQ in Engineering Manufacture Level 2 (foundation)R LTimings is the successful author of many engineering textbooks and was formerly Head of Department of Engineering, Henley College, Coventry. Also available by the author:General Engineering ISBN 0 582 08805 4Engineering Fundamentals ISBN 0 582 01644 4Engineering Materials Volume 1 ISBN 0 582 42444 5Engineering Materials Volume 2 ISBN 0 582 03778 6Manufacturing Technology Volume 1 ISBN 0 582 09194 2Manufacturing Technology Volume 2 ISBN 0 582 41183 1
Release date Australia
August 23rd, 1996
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
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