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

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

Label
The essential engineer : why science alone will not solve our global problems
Title
The essential engineer
Title remainder
why science alone will not solve our global problems
Statement of responsibility
Henry Petroski
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
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
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
340650
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Petroski, Henry
Dewey number
620
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T173.8
LC item number
.P467 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technological innovations
  • Engineering
  • Technology and civilization
  • Research
  • Problem solving
  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Problem solving
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technological innovations
  • Technology and civilization
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Reference
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
why science alone will not solve our global problems
Label
The essential engineer : why science alone will not solve our global problems, Henry Petroski
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D4E9DC16-ECD4-45B1-9002-DC481E4C46B6
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [231]-258) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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
Control code
ocn773580072
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 274 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307593207
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Publisher number
EB00170864
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 442749
  • D4E9DC16-ECD4-45B1-9002-DC481E4C46B6
Label
The essential engineer : why science alone will not solve our global problems, Henry Petroski
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D4E9DC16-ECD4-45B1-9002-DC481E4C46B6
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [231]-258) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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
Control code
ocn773580072
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 274 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307593207
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Publisher number
EB00170864
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 442749
  • D4E9DC16-ECD4-45B1-9002-DC481E4C46B6

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