The Existential Pleasures Of Engineering

Author: Samuel C. Florman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312141042
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In this second edition of his popular Existential Pleasures of Engineering, Samuel Florman explores how engineers think and feel about their profession.

The Existential Pleasures Of Engineering

Author: Samuel Florman
Publisher: Souvenir Press
ISBN: 0285642502
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Stimulating and illuminating, this book opens our eyes to the inner need to build, invent and manipulate, which only engineering can satisfy. This is essential reading for all who seek to understand their primal instincts.

The Existential Pleasures Of Engineering

Author: Samuel C. Florman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312141041
Size: 15.26 MB
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In this second edition of his popular Existential Pleasures of Engineering, Samuel Florman explores how engineers think and feel about their profession.

What Engineers Know And How They Know It

Author: Walter G. Vincenti
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN: 9780801845888
Size: 80.98 MB
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Examining previously unstudied historical cases, Vincenti shows how engineering knowledge is obtained and, in the book's concluding chapters, presents a model to help explain the growth of such knowledge.

Professional Ethics And Social Responsibility

Author: Daniel E. Wueste
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780847678167
Size: 53.62 MB
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Edmund Burke: Modernity, Politics, and Aesthetics examines the philosophy of Burke in view of its contribution to our understanding of modernity.

Design Paradigms

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521466493
Size: 56.78 MB
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Clearly written, with striking illustrations, the book will appeal to engineering students, practicing engineers, historians of science and technology, and all those interested in learning about the process of design.

Good Guys Wiseguys And Putting Up Buildings

Author: Samuel C. Florman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1429941081
Size: 72.38 MB
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Good Guys, Wiseguys, and Putting Up Buildings is an engaging memoir about one man's career in construction--rising to the top of an industry renowned for crime, corruption, violence, physical danger, and the chronic risk of financial ...

Invention By Design

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674463684
Size: 22.68 MB
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Presents case studies of inventions by engineers, explaining how they resolve technical difficulties, and how they make their inventions socially acceptable and economically feasible

The Toaster Project

Author: Thomas Thwaites
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 161689119X
Size: 63.60 MB
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"Hello, my name is Thomas Thwaites, and I have made a toaster.

The Civilized Engineer

Author: Samuel C. Florman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312025595
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Discusses how science and technology have virtually become national obsessions, and covers topics as diverse as the shuttle disaster, engineering ethics, and the promise and limits of technology