Mteto Nyati knew as child in Mthatha, working at his mother’s store, that he wanted to fix and build things. After his studies in Engineering at Natal University, he headed for Johannesburg to work at Afrox. He was the only black engineer and the advice he received was ‘don’t mess up’. He didn’t. Today he is one of South Africa’s top CEOs.
An experienced civil engineer presents the physics and fundamentals underlying the many fields of engineering. Far from a dry, nuts-and-bolts exposition, 101 Things I Learned in Engineering School uses real-world examples to show how the engineer's way of thinking can illuminate questions from the simple to the profound- Why shouldn't soldiers march across a bridge? Why do buildings want to float and cars want to fly? What is the difference between thinking systemically and thinking systematical
In just one hour a day, you'll have all the skills you need to begin programming in C++. With this complete tutorial, you'll quickly master the basics, and then move on to more advanced features and concepts. Completely updated for the C++14 standard, with a preview of C++17, this book presents the language from a practical point of view, helping you learn how to use C++ to create faster, simpler, and more efficient C++ applications.
This is a textbook for undergraduate courses in systems dynamics and controls. It presents a comprehensive treatment of the analysis of lumped parameter physical systems. Beginning with a discussion of mathematical models and ODEs, the book covers input/output and state space models, computer simulation, and modeling methods and techniques in mechanical, electrical, thermal and fluid domains.
Creativity is playing an ever more important role in the success or failure of organizations in the global competitive economy. The field of engineering is no exception. The objective of this book is to satisfy this vital need, which has been covered very little elsewhere.The book, which assumes no prior knowledge, will be useful to many people including all kinds of professional engineers, engineering managers, graduate and senior undergraduate students of engineering, and researchers and instr
Presents a dictionary thay provides definitions of units, prefixes, and styles of weights and measures within the Systeme International (SI), as well as traditional, and industry-specific units. This work is useful to professional scientists, engineers, technicians, as well as to students and the general user.
Gerrie Radlof se gewilde Oloff die Seerowerreeks is oorspronklik tussen 1957 en 1961 uitgegee en het daarna reeds vier uitgawes beleef. Ook geskik as leesstof vir Afrikaans tweede taal vir ouer leerlinge.
Appropriate Paper-based Technology (APT) is a survey of the technologies for making a range of products from chess-men to armchairs, from trays to solar cookers, using paper. It is a revised and updated edition of the Manual of APT published by IRED, Harare, 1989 and 1991.