Newnes Engineering Science Pocket Book is a uniquely versatile and practical tool for a wide range of engineers and students. All the fundamentals of electrical and mechanical engineering science and physics are covered, with an emphasis on concise descriptions, key methods, clear diagrams, formulae and how to use them. John Bird's presentations of this core material puts all the answers at your fingertips.
The contents of this book have been carefully matched to the latest Further and Higher Education syllabuses so that it can also be used as a revision guide or a quick-access source of underpinning knowledge. Students on competence-based courses such as NVQs will find this approach particularly refreshing and practical.
This book and its companion title, Newnes Engineering Mathematics Pocket Book, provide the underpinning knowledge for the whole range of engineering communities catered for by the Newnes Pocket Book series. These related titles include:
Newnes Mechanical Engineer's Pocket Book (Timings)
Newnes Electrical Pocket Book (Reeves)
Newnes Electronic Engineer's Pocket Book (Carr & Brindley)
Newnes Radio and RF Engineer's Pocket Book (Carr & Davies)
Newnes Telecommunications Engineer's Pocket Book (Winder)
Previous editions of Newnes Engineering Science Pocket Book were published under the title Newnes Engineering and Physical Science Pocket Book.
About the Author
John Bird, the author of over 100 textbooks on engineering and mathematical subjects, is the former Head of Applied Electronics in the Faculty of Technology at Highbury College, Portsmouth, U.K. More recently, he has combined freelance lecturing at the University of Portsmouth, with technical writing and Chief Examiner responsibilities for City and Guilds Telecommunication Principles and Mathematics. John Bird is currently a Senior Instructional Officer at the School of Marine and Air Engineering at H.M.S. Sultan, Gosport, Hampshire, U.K. The school, which serves the Royal Navy, is one of Europes largest engineering training establishments.