Preface

Introduction

This book has been designed to provide you with a thorough introduction to the core engineering science that you will study as part of a Foundation Degree, First Degree or Higher National engineering course. The two authors have many years of experience of teaching engineering at this level and their principal aim has been that of capturing, within a single volume, the core knowledge required of all engineering students studying courses beyond level 3.

What is engineering science?

Engineering covers a vast field of disciplines ranging from aeronautical engineering to shipbuilding and from biomedical engineering to telecommunications. Although these sectors may be diverse, engineers need a common core of scientific knowledge ...

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