Ch 53: Engineering in Context

About This Chapter

Learn how engineering has evolved over time and how it has shaped the world. The short lessons in this chapter will guide you through these topics using a variety of real-world examples.

Engineering in Context - Chapter Summary

Our experts have carefully designed this chapter to show how engineering has impacted various aspects of human society and vice versa. You'll learn about the applications of engineering in terms of economic gains as well as environmental effects. The lessons will explain these aspects in an easy-to-grasp, straightforward manner. After the last lesson, you should have no problem:

  • Explaining engineering in the context of culture, economics and the environment
  • Describing how engineering relates to our society and politics
  • Identifying the influence of engineering on global society
  • Stating how society and the environment have influenced engineering
  • Narrating how history has impacted engineering

The lessons are short and engaging. When you are ready, check out the accompanying quizzes and the chapter practice test. They include a variety of questions in multiple-choice format to help you assess how well you understood the lessons. They'll also come in handy if you are preparing for an exam. Feel free to reach out to our group of experts if you have any questions.

Chapter Practice Exam
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