Careers in Engineering: A Career in Mechanical Engineering, 1st Edition

  • Leanne Currie-McGhee
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  • ISBN-10: 1682823547
  • ISBN-13: 9781682823545
  • DDC: 623.023
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released July 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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A mechanical engineer has a wide breadth of opportunities including designing the latest vehicles, improving manufacturing processes, and creating prosthetic limbs. Mechanical engineers are involved in products and systems from design to implementation. What the job entails, what it pays, and future prospects are discussed along with insights from industry insiders.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Mechanical Engineer at a Glance.
Introduction: Advancing Each Day.
1: What Does a Mechanical Engineer Do?.
2: How Do You Become a Mechanical Engineer?.
3: What Skills and Personal Qualities Matter Most—and Why?.
4: What Is It like to Work as a Mechanical Engineer?.
5: Advancement and Other Job Opportunities.
6: What Does the Future Hold for Mechanical Engineers?.
7: Interview with a Mechanical Engineer.
Source Notes.
Find Out More.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.