Dr. Ball began teaching in 1993. For 10 years prior to teaching, he was a fighter pilot, instructor pilot, and flight examiner.
Dr. Ball has taught courses in statics, dynamics, strength of materials, thermodynamics, machine design, industrial design, and automotive systems analysis.

This book arose from a need for an automotive engineering textbook that included analysis, as well as descriptions of the hardware. Specifically, several courses in systems engineering use the automobile as a basis. The book is aimed at third- to fourth-year engineering students and presupposes a certain level of engineering background. However, the courses for […]