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The Resource The essential engineer : why science alone will not solve our global problems, Henry Petroski

The essential engineer : why science alone will not solve our global problems, Henry Petroski

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The essential engineer : why science alone will not solve our global problems
Title
The essential engineer
Title remainder
why science alone will not solve our global problems
Statement of responsibility
Henry Petroski
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Poses compelling arguments about why the scientific community must work with engineers to address the world's most pressing environmental issues, explaining how engineering can offer solutions to structural and economic challenges
Tone
Writing style
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340650
Cataloging source
DLC
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Petroski, Henry
Dewey number
620
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Technological innovations
  • Engineering
  • Technology and civilization
  • Research
  • Problem solving
  • Science
Target audience
adult
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why science alone will not solve our global problems
Label
The essential engineer : why science alone will not solve our global problems, Henry Petroski
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-258) and index
Contents
Ubiquitous risk -- Engineering is rocket science -- Doctors and Dilberts -- Which comes first? -- Einstein the inventor -- Speed bumps -- Research and development -- Development and research -- Alternative energies -- Complex systems -- Two cultures -- Uncertain science and engineering -- Great achievements and grand challenges -- Prizing engineering
Control code
ocn373474478
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 274 p.
Isbn
9780307272454
Lccn
2009021216
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)373474478
Label
The essential engineer : why science alone will not solve our global problems, Henry Petroski
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-258) and index
Contents
Ubiquitous risk -- Engineering is rocket science -- Doctors and Dilberts -- Which comes first? -- Einstein the inventor -- Speed bumps -- Research and development -- Development and research -- Alternative energies -- Complex systems -- Two cultures -- Uncertain science and engineering -- Great achievements and grand challenges -- Prizing engineering
Control code
ocn373474478
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 274 p.
Isbn
9780307272454
Lccn
2009021216
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)373474478

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