The Existential Pleasures Of Engineering

Author: Samuel Florman
Publisher: Souvenir Press
ISBN: 0285642502
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Portions of this book appeared originally in “The ExistentialPleasuresof
Engineering,” a paper which I presented at a meeting ... Martin's Press, Thomas
Dunne, for his genial confidenceinthe undertaking,and for hischallenging and
constructive ...

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.

Good Guys Wiseguys And Putting Up Buildings

Author: Samuel C. Florman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1429941081
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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 ...

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

Engineering And The Mind S Eye

Author: Eugene S. Ferguson
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262560788
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He argues that a system ofengineering education that ignores this heritage of nonverbal thinking will produce engineers whoare dangerously ignorant of the many ways in which the real world differs from the mathematicalmodels constructed in ...

Flying Buttresses Entropy And O Rings

Author: James L. Adams
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674306899
Size: 56.91 MB
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Best-selling author James Adams takes readers on an enlightening tour of this exciting world, demystifying such endeavors as design, research, and manufacturing. This is a book about engineering.

Professional Ethics And Social Responsibility

Author: Daniel E. Wueste
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780847678167
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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.

Invention By Design

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674463684
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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

Engineering Philosophy

Author: Louis L. Bucciarelli
Publisher: IOS Press
ISBN: 9789040723186
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This book is based on a number of lectures given at the Technical University of Delft, where the author was a Visiting Professor hosted by the Philosophy section and the School of Industrial Engineering Design.