Author(s): Matthew Frederick
The vast world of engineering is brought to vivid life with 101 introductory lessons on such topics as managing projects, the physics of building bridges, and the fundamentals of problem solving. Illustrated in the distinctly unique packaged style of our bestselling 101 THINGS series, this new work on engineering will be a perfect book for anyone interested in the way our world is planned out, designed, and built to last.
A highly successful and respected civil engineer provides an introduction and thorough overview into this important and ever-changing profession.
John Kuprenas is a Registered Engineer and LEED professional in the State of California. In addition to lecturing in Civil Engineering at the University of Southern California and at California State University, Long Beach, he is Vice President at Vanir Construction Management in Los Angeles. He has been published in dozens of refereed journals, and contributed a chapter to The Story of Managing Projects (Greenwood Press/Quorum Books, 2005). Matthew Frederick is an architect by training, and the creator of the 101 THINGS I LEARNED series.