NEW YORK, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Professional, the global leader in providing content and services to the international engineering community, today announced it has signed a new multi-year agreement with The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), a world leading professional engineering organization with more than 150,000 members in 127 countries.
Under the agreement, McGraw-Hill Professional and The IET will jointly produce critical engineering content for professionals, students, and researchers covering every aspect of electrical and electronic engineering and communications technology. Content will be available for users in both electronic and print formats, and will be part of AccessEngineering, McGraw-Hill Professional's innovative reference and learning platform for engineers that was recently honored with the 2012 PROSE Award for Best eProduct in Physical Sciences and Mathematics.
"We are very pleased to partner with The IET. This new agreement fits perfectly with our publishing strategy, which is designed to foster technological innovation. It is the next step in growing McGraw-Hill Professional's more than 100 year relationship with the international engineering community," said Steve Chapman, Publisher of Science & Technology at McGraw-Hill Professional.
Daniel Smith, IET's Head of Academic Publishing, said: "We are always looking for opportunities to extend our reach into the engineering community and are delighted to be partnering with McGraw-Hill Professional to develop new content to complement our ongoing publishing program in this area. Developing quality engineering content which accelerates both research and innovation is a major pillar of the IET's knowledge strategy, helping to bring essential engineering intelligence to a wider audience."
The first co-branded books will be published this year and will include titles such as Switching Power Supply Design and Optimization by Sanjaya Maniktala, Carrier Grade VoIP by Richard Swale and Daniel Collins, Analog Filter and Circuit Design Handbook by Arthur Williams, and Fundamentals of Radar Signal Processing by Mark A. Richards. McGraw-Hill Professional will oversee the publishing services for the co-branded books including production, marketing, and distribution worldwide.