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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
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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
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T173.8
LC item number
.P467 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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, Henry Petroski
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-258) 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
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 274 pages
Isbn
9780307272454
Lccn
2009021216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)373474478

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