Life After...Engineering and Built Environment

A practical guide to life after your degree

Author: Sally Longson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134185391

Category: Education

Page: 216

View: 2037


Thousands of students graduate from university each year. The lucky few have the rest of their lives mapped out in perfect detail - but for most things are not nearly so simple. Armed with your hard-earned degree the possibilities and career paths lying before you are limitless, and the number of choices you suddenly have to make can seem bewildering. Life After...Engineering and Built Environment has been written specifically to help students currently studying, or who have recently graduated, make informed choices about their future. It will be source of invaluable advice and wisdom to graduates on where their degree can take them, covering such topics as: Identifying a career path that interests you – and how to start pursuing it The worldwide opportunities open to engineering graduates Staying motivated and pursuing your goals Networking and self-promotion Making the transition from scholar to worker The Life After University series of books are more than simple ‘career guides’. They are unique in taking a holistic approach to career advice – recognising the increasing view that, although a successful working life is vitally important, other factors can be just as essential to happiness and fulfilment. They are the indispensable handbooks for students considering their future direction.

The Hand-sculpted House

A Philosophical and Practical Guide to Building a Cob Cottage

Author: Ianto Evans,Linda Smiley,Michael G. Smith

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

ISBN: 1890132349

Category: Architecture

Page: 346

View: 5147


Cob, a structural composite of earth, water, straw, clay, and sand, has been used for centuries, in virtually all parts of the world, to create homes ranging from mud huts in Africa to lavish adobe haciendas in Latin America. This practical and inspiring hands-on guide teaches anyone to build a cob dwelling.

Building Drawing

With an Integrated Approach to Built Environment

Author: M. G. Shah,C. M. Kale,S. Y. Patki

Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780074638767

Category: Architectural drawing

Page: 404

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Engineering Geology and the Environment

Author: G.C. Koukis,P.G. Marinos,G.C. Stourna,G.C. Tsiambaos

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9789058091970

Category: Science

Page: 508

View: 2558


Composed of the proceedings of a symposium on engineering geology and the environment, held in Athens in June, 1997, this work provides a survey of trends in engineering geology, and an interdisciplinary collaboration with hydrogeology, geochemistry, geomorphology, and soil and rock mechanics.

The Inventor in You

A Step-By-Step Guide to Your First Invention

Author: Charles Kannankeril

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 1982202645

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 192

View: 3997


Charles Kannankeril, an inventor with seventy patents, draws on his years of experience in creating innovative and useful products to help you bring your own ideas to life. Whenever someone says, I wish there were a better way to do this, then you have an opportunity for an invention. All you need to do is identify a solution, make it a reality, and then promote your method. The more you cultivate these abilities, the better youll become at inventing. With this guide to inventing, youll learn how to: identify areas where an invention could solve a problem; develop the mindset, motivation, and determination to develop inventions; navigate cost factors in the invention process; and improve upon inventions that already exist. Kannankeril also emphasizes how important it is to believe you have what it takes to solve problems. Many inventors make great contributions simply by modifying objects that they handle every day to their liking. Filled with stories from the authors own experiences as an inventor, this practical and entertaining guide to inventing explores how an inventors mind works and how to find The Inventor in You.