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Designed to better prepare individuals for a career in electronics, this book contains critically important concepts and the preliminary tools needed for a productive first week on the job. KEY TOPICS Its coverage of foundation strategies reviews: the operation of a company, teamwork and the role of the electronics professional, methods of project management, an engineering problem-solving process, and the practical aspects of an electronic project. Young professionals will benefit from this guide by becoming aware of and therefore avoiding many of the learning mistakes that often occur in the field. For electronic engineers, project engineers, electronic design engineers, chief engineers, and engineering managers with 0-5 years of experience.
About the Author
"Brian Fagan " is one of the leading archaeological writers in the world and an internationally recognized authority on world prehistory. He studied archaeology and anthropology at Pembroke College, Cambridge University, and then spent seven years in sub-Saharan Africa working in museums and in monument conservation and excavating early farming sites in Zambia and East Africa. He was one of the pioneers of multidisciplinary African history in the 1960s. Since 1967, he has been Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he has specialized in lecturing and writing about archaeology to wide audiences. Professor Fagan has written six best-selling textbooks: "Ancient Lives: An Introduction to Archaeology and Prehistory; In the Beginning; Archaeology: A Brief Introduction; World Prehistory; Ancient Civilizations" (with Chris Scarre); and this volume-all published by Prentice Hall-which are used around the world. His general books include "The Rape of the Nile, " a classic history of Egyptology; "The Adventure of Archaeology; TimeDetectives; Ancient North America; The Little Ice Age;" and "Before California: An Archaeologist Looks at Our Earliest Inhabitants." He was also General Editor of the "Oxford Companion to Archaeology." In addition, he has published several scholarly monographs on African archaeology and numerous specialized articles in national and international journals. He is also an expert on multimedia teaching and the recipient of the Society for American Archaeology's first Public Education Award for his indefatigable efforts on behalf of archaeology and education. Brian Fagan's other interests include bicycling, sailing, kayaking, and good food. He is married and lives in Santa Barbara with his wife and daughter, four cats (who supervise his writing), and last but not least, a minimum of four rabbits.