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Main Title The essential engineer : why science alone will not solve our global problems /
Author Petroski, Henry.
Publisher Alfred A. Knopf,
Year Published 2010
OCLC Number 373474478
ISBN 9780307272454 :; 0307272451
Subjects Technological innovations--Popular works. ; Engineering--Popular works. ; Technology and civilization--Popular works. ; Research--Popular works. ; Problem solving--Popular works. ; Science--Popular works.
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ESAM  T173.8.P467 2010 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/08/2010
Edition 1st ed.
Collation x, 274 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-258) and index.
Contents Notes
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.