Engineering Problem-Solving 101: Time-Tested and Timeless Techniques

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MASTER UNIVERSAL ENGINEERING PROBLEM-SOLVING TECHNIQUES

Advance your engineering skills and become a capable, confident problem solver by learning the wide arrayof tools, processes, and tactics employed in the field. Going far beyond "plug-and-chug" solutions, thismultidisciplinary guide explains the underlying scientific principles, provides detailed engineering analysis,and lays out versatile problem-solving methodologies.

Written by an "engineer who teaches," with more than 20 years of experience as a practicing engineer andnumerous awards for teaching engineering, this straightforward, one-of-a-kind resource fills a long-vacantniche by identifying and teaching the procedures necessary to address and resolve any problem, regardless of its complexity. Engineering Problem-Solving 101: Time-Tested and Timeless Techniques contains more than 50 systematic approaches spanning all disciplines, logically organized into mathematical, physical/mechanical, visual, and conceptual categories. Strategies are reinforced with practical reference tables, technical illustrations, interesting photographs, and real-world examples.

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50+ proven problem-solving methods

Illustrative examples from all engineering disciplines

Photos, illustrations, and figures that complement the material covered

Detailed tables that summarize concepts and provide useful data in a convenient format

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Robert (Bob) W. Messler is Professor of Engineering at the Materials Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. He spent 16 years in industry, 11 years at Grumman Aerospace, and 5 years at Eutectic-Castolin. Dr. Messler then returned to Rensselaer, where he earned his degrees, to serve as Technical Director and Associate Director of the Center for Manufacturing Productivity. He later became tenured as Professor and was appointed as Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs. Dr. Messler has authored 5 technical books.

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