# Introduction to Engineering

### Course Summary

This course contains engaging and informative lessons that can help you quickly learn the basics of engineering and engineering principles. You can use the course in conjunction with your engineering textbook, or you can study the course to get ahead in class and prepare for upcoming exams.
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#### 14 chapters in Introduction to Engineering

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Ch 1. Materials & Properties in Engineering {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[223811].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Diffusion Coefficient: Definition, Equation & Units
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Lesson 2 - Bulk Density: Definition & Calculation
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Lesson 3 - What is Fluid Friction? - Definition, Equation & Example
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Lesson 4 - What is Internal Friction? - Definition, Angle & Coefficient
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Lesson 5 - What is Specific Volume? - Definition, Formula & Units
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Lesson 6 - Precipitation Hardening: Definition & Process
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Lesson 7 - Martensite: Definition, Transformation & Microstructure
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Lesson 8 - What is Hysteresis? - Definition & Loop
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Lesson 9 - Modulus of Rigidity: Definition & Equation
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Lesson 10 - Yield Point: Definition, Curve & Elongation
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Lesson 11 - What is an Alloy? - Definition & Examples
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Lesson 12 - Viscosity Index: Definition & Formula
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Lesson 13 - Helix Angle: Definition, Formula & Calculation
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Lesson 14 - Isotropy: Definition & Materials
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Lesson 15 - Modulus of Elasticity: Steel, Concrete & Aluminum
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Lesson 16 - Air Infiltration: Definition, Rates & Calculation
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Lesson 17 - Poisson's Ratio: Definition & Equation
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Lesson 18 - Fick's First Law: Definition, Derivation & Examples
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Lesson 19 - Coarse Aggregate: Definition & Density
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Lesson 20 - Base Metal: Definition & Types
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Lesson 21 - Internal Force: Definition & Examples
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Lesson 22 - External Force: Definition & Examples
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Lesson 23 - Tare Weight: Definition & Calculation
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Lesson 24 - Tare Weight vs. Net Weight
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Lesson 25 - What is Concrete? - Composition & Use in Construction
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Lesson 26 - Difference Between Concrete & Cement
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Lesson 27 - Edge Dislocation: Definition & Motion
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Ch 2. Stress & Strain in Engineering {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[223823].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Engineering Stress: Definition & Equation
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Lesson 2 - What is Shear Stress? - Definition, Equation & Units
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Lesson 3 - Maximum Shear Stress: Theory & Formula
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Lesson 4 - Torsional Shear Stress Formula
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Lesson 5 - What is Thermal Stress? - Definition & Equation
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Lesson 6 - What is Yield Stress? - Definition & Formula
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Lesson 7 - Modulus of Resilience: Definition & Units
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Lesson 8 - Fatigue Strength: Definition Equation & Coefficient
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Lesson 9 - Stress Strain Curve: Definition & Yield Point
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Lesson 10 - Shear Strain: Definition & Equation
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Lesson 11 - The Difference Between Brittle & Ductile Fractures
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Ch 3. Temperature & Heat in Engineering {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[223841].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Ambient Temperature: Definition & Range
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Lesson 2 - How to Read Time Temperature Transformation Diagrams
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Lesson 3 - Air Cooled Heat Exchanger: Definition & Design
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Lesson 4 - Sensible Cooling: Definition & Load
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Lesson 5 - Sensible Heat: Definition, Load & Equation
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Lesson 6 - Sensible vs. Latent Heat
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Lesson 7 - Absolute Humidity: Definition & Equation
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Lesson 8 - Absolute Humidity vs. Relative Humidity: Formulas & Conversion
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Lesson 9 - Thermal Expansion and Contraction
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Lesson 10 - Thermal Gradient: Definition & Calculation
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Ch 4. Tools & Processes in Engineering {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[223851].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Scanning Electron Microscope: Definition & Uses
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Lesson 2 - Geophysical Surveys: Definition & Methods
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Lesson 3 - Aspect Ratio: Definition & Calculation
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Lesson 4 - What is an Oscilloscope? - Definition & Types
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Lesson 5 - What is a Digital Multimeter (DMM)? - Definition & Uses
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Lesson 6 - Electrical Solder: Definition, Uses & Tools
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Lesson 7 - What is a Resistor? - Definition & Uses
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Lesson 8 - What is a Potentiometer? - Definition & Types
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Lesson 9 - What is a Rheostat? - Definition & Uses
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Lesson 10 - Just in Time Manufacturing: Definition & History
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Lesson 11 - Internal Combustion Engine: Inventor & History
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Lesson 12 - Internal Combustion Engine: Fundamentals & Design
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Lesson 13 - External Combustion Engine: Types & Uses
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Lesson 14 - Combustion Chambers: Definition, Types & Design
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Ch 5. Pressure in Engineering {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[223867].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Gauge Pressure: Definition & Formula
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Lesson 2 - Gauge Pressure & Absolute Pressure: Relation & Conversion
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Lesson 3 - What is Static Pressure? - Definition & Formula
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Lesson 4 - What is Dynamic Pressure? - Definition & Equation
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Ch 7. Basics of Structural Engineering {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[228149].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Static Balance: Definition & Examples
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Lesson 2 - Center of Buoyancy: Definition & Formula
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Lesson 3 - Statically Determinate: Definition, Equation & Examples
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Lesson 4 - Statically Indeterminate: Definition, Calculation & Examples
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Lesson 5 - Statically Determinate & Indeterminate Structures: Trusses & Beams
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Lesson 6 - Settling Basin: Definition & Design
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Lesson 7 - Erie Canal: Construction & Completion
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Ch 8. Basics of Chemical Engineering {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[228155].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Volatile Organic Compounds in Chemistry
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Lesson 2 - Volatile & Nonvolatile Solutes
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Lesson 3 - What is Rectification?
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Lesson 4 - Interstitial Solid Solution: Definition, Rules & Examples
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Lesson 5 - Hume-Rothery Rules: Definition & Examples
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Lesson 6 - Substitutional Solid Solution: Definition, Rules & Examples
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Lesson 7 - Desalination: Definition & Process
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Lesson 8 - What is Water Hardness? - Definition & Measurement
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Lesson 9 - What is Butanone? - Formula & Uses
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Lesson 10 - What is Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)?
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Lesson 1 - PNP Transistor: Definition & Equations
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Lesson 2 - What is a Diode? - Definition & Types
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Lesson 3 - What is a Zener Diode? - Definition & Characteristics
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Lesson 4 - What is a Schottky Diode? - Characteristics & Applications
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Lesson 5 - What is a Flyback Diode? - Purpose & Calculations
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Lesson 6 - Tunnel Diode: Characteristics & Applications
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Lesson 7 - PIN Diode: Characteristics & Applications
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Lesson 8 - What is Direct Current?
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Lesson 9 - What is an Integrated Circuit (IC)?
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Lesson 10 - NPN vs. PNP Transistors
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Lesson 11 - NPN Transistor: Definition & Equations
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Lesson 12 - Voltage Drop: Definition & Calculation
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Lesson 13 - Kirchoff's Voltage Law: Definition & Examples
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Lesson 14 - What is Voltage? - Definition & Units
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Lesson 15 - Voltage Divider Circuit: Rule, Bias & Formula
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Lesson 16 - Amplifier Voltage Gain: Calculation & Formula
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Lesson 17 - Difference Between Voltage and Current
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Lesson 18 - Power Supply: Definition & Types
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Lesson 19 - What is a Light Emitting Diode (LED)? - Definition & Applications
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Lesson 20 - Piezoelectric Effect: Definition & Applications
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Lesson 21 - Voltage Spike: Definition, Causes & Protection
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Lesson 22 - Active vs. Passive Components in Electronics
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Lesson 23 - What is RFID? - Definition & Applications
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Lesson 24 - What is an Antenna? - Definition & Uses
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Lesson 25 - Radio Wave: Definition, Spectrum & Uses
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Lesson 26 - What is a Transistor? - Definition, Function & Uses
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