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History of Engineering and Technology : Artful Methods - Ervan G. Garrison

History of Engineering and Technology

Artful Methods

Hardcover Published: 1st June 1998
ISBN: 9780849398100
Number Of Pages: 368

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History of Engineering and Technology provides an illustrated history of engineered technology from the Stone Age to the Nuclear Age. Examining important areas of engineering and technology, this second edition contains:
New contributions on
Airships and zeppelins
Highways and economics
Early hydroelectricity
Chemical engineering
Technology and history
Brunel and the Royal Navy
Stealth and the submarine
Computer history
Deepwater engineering
Science fiction and the evolution of modern engineering
Art and engineering
Electric motors, radio, and batteries
Expansion of these existing chapters
Mining and the Location of Minerals
Water Distribution: Qanots to Acequias
Biomedical Engineering
Communication Engineering: Shannon to Satellites
Personalities and the Auto: Ford and Ferrari
Failures in Engineering: Chernobyl, Titanic, Tacoma Narrows, Challenger
Cold Fusion, Electric Cars, and Other "Humbug"
This introductory book presents the persons, concepts, and events that made salient contributions to the engineering narrative, reporting a compelling story spanning millennia and encouraging a sense of history for its readers.

The Earliest Builders Early Empires and the Conquest of Materials Classical Antiquity: The Greeks Rome - The Engineering of War and Cities Ancient Power and Metallurgy Byzantine and Islamic Engineering - Picking Up a Fallen Torch Middle Ages - Masters of Stone Renaissance 17th and 18th Centuries The Advent of Steam and Mechanical Engineering Sanitary and Hydraulic Engineering 20th Century Engineering: Part 1 20th Century Engineering: Part 2 New Technology and the Future Bibliography Index

ISBN: 9780849398100
ISBN-10: 084939810X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 1st June 1998
Publisher: CRC PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 18.42  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.89
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition

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