Engineering Your Future
The Professional Practice of Engineering
This updated textbook provides a resource on the non-technical aspects of professional practice for both engineering students and young technical professionals. Coverage supports the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)`s Engineering Criteria 2000, as well as ASCE`s current BoK and ASME and AIChE`s BoKs.
List of Abbreviations.
Chapter 1. Introduction: Engineering and the Engineer.
Chapter 2. Leading and Managing: Getting Your Personal House in Order.
Chapter 3. Communicating to Make Things Happen.
Chapter 4. Developing Relationships.
Chapter 5. Project Management: Planning, Executing, and Closing.
Chapter 6. Project Management: Critical Path Method and Scope Creep.
Chapter 7. Quality: What is It and How Do We Achieve It?
Chapter 8. Design: To Engineer is to Create.
Chapter 9. Building: Constructing and Manufacturing.
Chapter 10. Basic Accounting: Tracking the Past and Planning the Future.
Chapter 11. Legal Framework.
Chapter 12. Ethics: Dealing with Dilemmas.
Chapter 13. Role and Selection of Consultants.
Chapter 14. Marketing: A Mutually-Beneficial Process.
Chapter 15. The Future and You.
Appendix A: Engineering Your Future Supports ABET Basic Level Criterion 3.
Appendix B: Engineering Your Future Support ABET Program Criteria for Civil and Similarly-Named Engineering Programs.
Appendix C: Engineering Your Future Supports the Civil Engineering Body of Knowledge.