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Dowling Engineering Your Future An Australasian Guide, 4th Edition
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Engineering Your Future: An Australasian Guide, 4th Edition

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ISBN: 9780730369165

Dowling’s Engineering Your Future: An Australasian Guide, Fourth Edition is used for first year, core subjects across all Engineering disciplines. Building on the previous editions, this text has been updated with new references, while still maintaining a strong and practical emphasis on skills that you need for problem solving and design. Numerous topical and locally focused examples of projects across engineering disciplines will help you understand the role and responsibilities of a professional engineer. Themes of sustainability, ethical practice and effective communication are a constant throughout the text.

Available as a full-coloured print textbook with an interactive eBook code, this resource has a variety of digital media embedded at the point of learning such as videos and knowledge-check questions to engage you and help consolidate your learning.


  • Video interviews with a variety of engineers in the field provide you with real-world insights and advice through  ‘tales from the front’.

  • In-situ, auto-graded knowledge check questions embedded throughout the e-text help to test your comprehension.

  • Feature boxes highlighting ANZ engineering in practice help you connect the theoretical to practical

David Dowling
Roger Hadgraft
Anna Carew
Tim McCarthy
Doug Hargreaves
Caroline Baillie
Sally Male

Part 1: Introduction to engineering
Chapter 1. What is engineering?
Chapter 2. The engineering method
Part 2: Engineering in society
Chapter 3. Sustainable engineering
Chapter 4. Professional responsibility and ethics
Part 3: Professional skills
Chapter 5. Self-management
Chapter 6. Collaborating with others
Part 4: Communication
Chapter 7. Understanding communication
Chapter 8. Communication skills
Part 5: Applying the engineering method
Chapter 9. Understanding the problem
Chapter 10. Engineering design
Chapter 11. Evaluating options
Chapter 12. Engineering decision making
Chapter 13. Managing engineering projects
Chapter 14. Communicating information
Part 6: Planning your career
Chapter 15. Your engineering future

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