A Statistical Profile of the Engineering Profession Notes
How many people study engineering?
What are the most common majors?
What kind of job market is there for engineers?
How much do engineers earn?
How many women and minorities st
Computer Tools for Engineers Notes
There are many aspects to the design process of a product
Engineers must be competent in basic computer tools such
as the internet, word processing, and basic spreadsheets
Engineers will most likely be required to have s
Electrical Environmental and Industrial Engineering Notes
More engineers are electrical than any other discipline
With an ever growing technological society, electrical
engineers will ALWAYS have a job
Work in communications, microe
Agricultural and Biochemical Engineering Notes
Concerned with finding ways to produce food more efficiently
Harvesting Equip. - removes crops from field, and
begins processing of food
Structures: used to hold crops, feed, and livestock;
Expanding World Population Notes
1900-2000, world population climbs from 1.6 billion to 6
Places new stress on conservation of resources, and gives
engineers new challenges to compensate for high population
Engineers concerned wit
Introduction to Engineering Functions Manufacturing and
Work individually or in teams
Responsible for molding raw materials into finished product
Maintain and keep records on equipment in plant
Help with design process to keep costs low
Global and International Engineering Notes
After WWII, engineering became a more global business.
Taking a few foreign language classes in college cannot hurt,
but only help your chances at getting a job after college.
The Evolving Global Market: Changing
Visualization and Graphics Notes
Visualization is often used as a mode of communication
Sketches, tables, graphs, computer generated drawings,
blueprints are various ways in which engineers communicate
via visual mediums
Profiles of Engineers Notes
Diversity of the engineering work force
Wide range of engineering careers that are possible
Profile of a Biomedical Engineer
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Lieutenant Colonel, Medical Corps, United States A
Project Management Notes
Failure to plan is planning to fail.
A good plan is one of the most important attributes of
successful teams and projects.
Projects should be organized systematically.
Eight Questions that can be Addressed with a Plan
What to do f
PERT Charts Notes
Each task is represented by a box containing a brief
description of and duration for the task
The boxes can be laid out just as the project plan is laid out
Useful as a what if tool during planning stages
The longest string of dependant