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Announcing the 2017 Texty Award Winners!

By: , Posted on: February 23, 2017

Elsevier is proud to announce our books received Texty Awards this year. All of the awards are listed in the College category from the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA).

2017 Textbook Excellence Award (“Texty”)

matlab a practical introduction to programming and problem solving

Matlab: 4th Edition A Practical Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving

By Stormy Attaway

Key Features

  • Presents programming concepts and MATLAB built-in functions side-by-side
  • Offers a systematic, step-by-step approach, building on concepts throughout the book and facilitating easier learning
  • Includes sections on common pitfalls and programming guidelines to direct students toward best practices
  • Combines basic programming concepts, built-in functions, and advanced topics for problem solving with MATLAB to make this book uniquely suitable for a wide range of courses teaching or using MATLAB across the curriculum

exploring engineering

Exploring Engineering: 4th Edition An Introduction to Engineering and Design

By Philip Kosky, Robert Balmer, William Keat and George Wise

Key Features

  • NEW: Chapters on Aeronautical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Design Teams
  • NEW: Expanded content in the chapters “Defining the Problem,” “Generation of ‘Alternative Concepts’,” and “Detailed Design”
  • NEW: Material on sustainability issues in engineering
  • Introduces students to the engineering profession, emphasizing the fundamental physical, chemical, and material bases for all engineering work
  • Includes an Engineering Ethics Decision Matrix used throughout the book to pose ethical challenges and explore decision-making in an engineering context
  • Lists of “Top Engineering Achievements” and “Top Engineering Challenges” help put the material in context and show engineering as a vibrant discipline involved in solving societal problems
  • Companion Web site includes links to several new drawing supplements, including “Free-hand Engineering Sketching,” (detailed instructions on free-hand engineering sketching); “AutoCAD Introduction,” (an introduction to the free AutoCAD drawing software); and “Design Projects,” (new freshman-level design projects that complement the “Hands-On” part of the textbook).

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