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The essential engineer : why science alone will not solve our global problems, by Henry Petroski

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The essential engineer
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by Henry Petroski
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The essential engineer
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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
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Dewey number
620
Index
index present
LC call number
T173.8
LC item number
.P467 2010
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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by Henry Petroski
The essential engineer : why science alone will not solve our global problems, by Henry Petroski
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The essential engineer : why science alone will not solve our global problems, by Henry Petroski
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"A Borzoi book."
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
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9780307272454
Lccn
2009021216

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