Lives Of The Engineers
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✏Lives of the Engineers Harbours Lighthouses Bridges Smeaton and Rennie Book Summary :
📒Lives Of Engineers ✍ Samuel Smiles
✏Lives of Engineers Book Summary : Life and works of two of the very first civil engineers. Reprint of the 1879 edition.
📒Lives Of The Engineers ✍ Samuel Smiles
✏Lives of the Engineers Book Summary : Spanning from the Roman to Victorian period, this three-volume work (1861-2) provides detailed biographies of Britain's most notable engineers.
📒Lives Of The Engineers With An Account Of Their Principal Works ✍ Samuel Smiles
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📒Engineering Principles In Everyday Life For Non Engineers ✍ Saeed Benjamin Niku
✏Engineering Principles in Everyday Life for Non Engineers Book Summary : This book is about the role of some engineering principles in our everyday lives. Engineers study these principles and use them in the design and analysis of the products and systems with which they work. The same principles play basic and influential roles in our everyday lives as well. Whether the concept of entropy, the moments of inertia, the natural frequency, the Coriolis acceleration, or the electromotive force, the roles and effects of these phenomena are the same in a system designed by an engineer or created by nature. This shows that learning about these engineering concepts helps us to understand why certain things happen or behave the way they do, and that these concepts are not strange phenomena invented by individuals only for their own use, rather, they are part of our everyday physical and natural world, but are used to our benefit by the engineers and scientists. Learning about these principles might also help attract more and more qualified and interested high school and college students to the engineering fields. Each chapter of this book explains one of these principles through examples, discussions, and at times, simple equations.
📒Engineers For Change ✍ Matthew Wisnioski
✏Engineers for Change Book Summary : In the late 1960s an eclectic group of engineers joined the antiwar and civil rights activists of the time in agitating for change. The engineers were fighting to remake their profession, challenging their fellow engineers to embrace a more humane vision of technology. In Engineers for Change, Matthew Wisnioski offers an account of this conflict within engineering, linking it to deep-seated assumptions about technology and American life. The postwar period in America saw a near-utopian belief in technology's beneficence. Beginning in the mid-1960s, however, society--influenced by the antitechnology writings of such thinkers as Jacques Ellul and Lewis Mumford--began to view technology in a more negative light. Engineers themselves were seen as conformist organization men propping up the military-industrial complex. A dissident minority of engineers offered critiques of their profession that appropriated concepts from technology's critics. These dissidents were criticized in turn by conservatives who regarded them as countercultural Luddites. And yet, as Wisnioski shows, the radical minority spurred the professional elite to promote a new understanding of technology as a rapidly accelerating force that our institutions are ill-equipped to handle. The negative consequences of technology spring from its very nature--and not from engineering's failures. "Sociotechnologists" were recruited to help society adjust to its technology. Wisnioski argues that in responding to the challenges posed by critics within their profession, engineers in the 1960s helped shape our dominant contemporary understanding of technological change as the driver of history.
📒Engineers Society And Sustainability ✍ Sarah Bell
✏Engineers Society and Sustainability Book Summary : sustainability, actor-network theory, consumption, ecological modernisation, infrastructure, water, socio-technical systems, environmental ethics
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