This new edition of Introduction to Engineering Technology explains the responsibilities of technicians and technologists in the dynamic world of engineering. The basic tools of engineering technology, including problem solving, calculator skills, conversion of units, geometry, computer skills, and technical reporting, are explained. Important mathematical concepts are presented in a moderately-paced manner so they may be easily learned. In fact, this is the only introductory engineering text that presents practical, worked-out examples for the engineering calculator. The presentation is also designed to motivate the reader to acquire more sophisticated skills in algebra, trigonometry, and geometry. Most importantly, this popular text helps readers to understand the broad spectrum of todays technologies, preparing them for future technical courses. Features and topics in this text include: Current employment and salary information How to prepare for an interview The importance of teamwork, maintaining a positive attitude, and sound problem-solving techniques How to purchase and use todays calculators and personal computers New technological advances in telecommunications, robotics, optical systems, and materials Content reflecting the importance of understanding and protecting the environmentPond, Robert J. is the author of 'Introduction to Engineering Technology', published 2008 under ISBN 9780135154304 and ISBN 0135154308.