Book Chapter

Visual Tools for Analyzing and Organizing Engineering Data and Information

Kin Hui, Hamzeh Zarei, Colin Duffield

Claiming Identity Through Redefined Teaching in Construction Programs | IGI Global | Published : 2019


The chapter examines the use of visual tools in inquiry-based learning in post graduate engineering education. Engineering information has traditionally been communicated using engineering drawings and engineering graphics. With the advancement of technology, engineers are now empowered to work with data, information and to computer generated graphics. The ability to visualise data is fast becoming an important part of an engineer’s tool kit and skill sets. Just as engineering graphics have been used to aid product visualisation, knowledge of visual tools such as graphs, charts, fishbone diagrams, and one-pagers, posters etc are important as they have been successfully employed in the indust..

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