AUTHORS: Handley, Brett - ©2012
PRINCIPLES OF ENGINEERING will help you better understand the engineering concepts, mathematics, and scientific principles that form the foundation of the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Principles Of Engineering course. Important concepts and processes are explained using full-color photographs and illustrations. The Mathematics used in the book is based on algebra and trigonometry, not calculus. The chapters contain special features to increase your comphrension: Case Studies, boxed articles such as Fun Facts and Points of Interest, Your Turn activities, suggestions for Off-Road Exploration, connections to STEM concepts, Career Profiles, Design Briefs, and example pages from Engineers' Notebooks. Each chapter concludes with questions designed to test your knowledge of the information contained in the chapter. Key vocabulary terms are highlighted as they appear and repeated in margin definitions.
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