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Research methods for engineers / David V. Thiel.

By: Thiel, David V.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014Description: xiii, 291 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781107610194; 1107610192.Subject(s): Engineering -- Research -- Methodology | Generalities Engineering, General April2018DDC classification: 001.42 Online resources: Cover image
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Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction to engineering research; 2. Literature search and review; 3. Developing a research plan; 4. Statistical analysis; 5. Optimisation techniques; 6. Survey research methods; 7. Research presentation; 8. The path forward; Appendix A. Matlab plot functions; Appendix B. Excel plot functions.
Summary: "Learn how to plan for success with this hands-on guide to conducting high-quality engineering research. Plan and implement your next project for maximum impact: step-by-step instructions cover every stage in engineering research, from the identification of an appropriate research topic through to the successful presentation of results. Improve your research outcomes: discover essential tools and methods for producing high-quality, rigorous research, including statistical analysis, survey design, and optimisation techniques. Research with purpose and direction: clear explanations, real-world examples, and over 50 customisable end-of-chapter exercises, all written with the practical and ethical considerations of engineering in mind. A unique engineering perspective: written especially for engineers, and relevant across all engineering disciplines, this is the ideal book for graduate students, undergraduates, and new academics looking to launch their research careers"--Summary: "Research Methods for Engineers Learn how to plan for success with this hands-on guide to conducting high-quality engineering research. Plan and implement your next project for maximum impact Step-by-step instructions cover every stage in engineering research, from the identification of an appropriate research topic through to the successful presentation of results. Improve your research outcomes Discover essential tools and methods for producing high-quality, rigorous research, including statistical analysis, survey design, and optimization techniques. Research with purpose and direction Clear explanations, real-world examples, and over 50 customisable end-of-chapter exercises, all written with the practical and ethical considerations of engineering in mind. A unique engineering perspective Written especially for engineers, and relevant across all engineering disciplines, this is the ideal book for graduate students, undergraduates, and new academics looking to launch their research careers"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction to engineering research; 2. Literature search and review; 3. Developing a research plan; 4. Statistical analysis; 5. Optimisation techniques; 6. Survey research methods; 7. Research presentation; 8. The path forward; Appendix A. Matlab plot functions; Appendix B. Excel plot functions.

"Learn how to plan for success with this hands-on guide to conducting high-quality engineering research. Plan and implement your next project for maximum impact: step-by-step instructions cover every stage in engineering research, from the identification of an appropriate research topic through to the successful presentation of results. Improve your research outcomes: discover essential tools and methods for producing high-quality, rigorous research, including statistical analysis, survey design, and optimisation techniques. Research with purpose and direction: clear explanations, real-world examples, and over 50 customisable end-of-chapter exercises, all written with the practical and ethical considerations of engineering in mind. A unique engineering perspective: written especially for engineers, and relevant across all engineering disciplines, this is the ideal book for graduate students, undergraduates, and new academics looking to launch their research careers"--

"Research Methods for Engineers Learn how to plan for success with this hands-on guide to conducting high-quality engineering research. Plan and implement your next project for maximum impact Step-by-step instructions cover every stage in engineering research, from the identification of an appropriate research topic through to the successful presentation of results. Improve your research outcomes Discover essential tools and methods for producing high-quality, rigorous research, including statistical analysis, survey design, and optimization techniques. Research with purpose and direction Clear explanations, real-world examples, and over 50 customisable end-of-chapter exercises, all written with the practical and ethical considerations of engineering in mind. A unique engineering perspective Written especially for engineers, and relevant across all engineering disciplines, this is the ideal book for graduate students, undergraduates, and new academics looking to launch their research careers"--

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