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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

Label
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Petroski, Henry
Dewey number
620
Index
index present
LC call number
T173.8
LC item number
.P467 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technological innovations
  • Engineering
  • Technology and civilization
  • Research
  • Problem solving
  • Science
Label
The essential engineer : why science alone will not solve our global problems, Henry Petroski
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 274 pages
Isbn
9780307272454
Lccn
2009021216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn373474478
  • 529679
Label
The essential engineer : why science alone will not solve our global problems, Henry Petroski
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 274 pages
Isbn
9780307272454
Lccn
2009021216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn373474478
  • 529679

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