This book covers the entire research process: from formulating a research problem to presenting and reviewing the results. It is intended to be used in methodology courses in engineering programs on the basis of the scientific tradition in engineering and how engineers have historically been trained. The book presents a selection of research methods, as well as engineering perspectives on the philosophy of science, research methods and techniques for data collection. In addition to explaining and presenting examples of key concepts in the methodological landscape, it also discusses ethics, quality and communication.
The book is about how to plan, execute and review degree projects and other scientific studies. By presenting several practical examples on how to carry out scientific studies in the field of engineering, the book gives the reader a better understanding of research methods that are particularly relevant to engineers.
Research Methodology - For Engineers and Other Problem-Solvers can also be used as an introductory book on methodology in other disciplines with a focus on problemsolving. The book is suitable for both introductory and postgraduate levels.