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MindTap® Engineering, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Knisely/Knisely's Engineering Communication, 1st Edition

  • Charles W. Knisely Bucknell University
  • Karin I. Knisely Bucknell University
  • ISBN-10: 1285866428  |  ISBN-13: 9781285866420
  • © 2015 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $136.00
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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1285866436 | ISBN-13: 9781285866437

    List Price = $136.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $102.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Charles W. Knisely

Department Chair of Mechanical Engineering at Bucknell University, a top-50 Engineering school. He is the recipient of numerous academic engineering awards, honors, and patents, and the author of numerous articles.

Karin I. Knisely

Lab Director in the Biology Department at Bucknell University and author of a writing handbook.