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
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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.

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 ...

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
Size: 26.98 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

Success Through Failure

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691122250
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Contends that modeling engineering designs solely on past successes and ignoring past missteps is a path toward eventual failure.

Studying Engineering

Author: Raymond B. Landis
Publisher: Ingram
ISBN: 9780979348747
Size: 68.84 MB
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A comprehensive guide to engineering education and the engineering profession.

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 A Very Short Introduction

Author: David Blockley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199578699
Size: 47.38 MB
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This book explores the nature and practice of engineering, its history, its scope, and its relationship with art, science and technology.