Technology Guide: Principles - Applications - Trends (Hardback)
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Technology Guide: Principles - Applications - Trends (Hardback)

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Hardback 547 Pages / Published: 02/06/2009
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"Everything that can be invented has been invented, W " hat alternative could better serve the inquisitive declared Charles H. Duell, commissioner of the min US d than that which has stood the test of centuries? patent ofce, in 1899. As we all well know, this wa W s e a turn to experts we can trust. Just like a theatre-goer grand misconception, seeing that Albert Einstein m on ig lh y t browse a playbill or a tourist consult a gui- a few years later heralded the beginning of a cen bo tur ok, y e ov f eryone who now works with technology, or revolutionary discoveries. Tese precipitated such t f a un- kes an interest in it, can refer to this technology damentally important innovations as the compgui uted re , . It is neither a conventional encyclopedia, nor a the electron tube, the laser and the microchip, w st h u id ch y of the future, ofering visionary scenarios of - have in turn initiated an abundance of other in mv oe rn- row's world. Numerous publications already fulfll tions. Today we are once again at the forefront t o h f at pr do- escription. Te technology guide is more a work found structural change, as we move from the o in f dr ue s- ference that also makes a good read.

Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
ISBN: 9783540885450
Number of pages: 547
Weight: 1837 g
Dimensions: 279 x 210 x 33 mm
Edition: 2009 ed.


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From the reviews: "This book discusses the production, sustainability, environmental, and ethical issues associated with applications of technology. Full of colorful graphics and illustrations plus extensive Internet links to additional information ... . the chapter sections are organized by principles, applications, trends, and prospects. This consistent organization helps readers more easily understand unfamiliar topics. This guide provides current and broad overviews of technology. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-level undergraduates and two-year technical program students." (J. M. Scaramozzino, Choice, Vol. 47 (4), December, 2009) Aus den Rezensionen: "... Bei der englischen UEbersetzung und Neubearbeitung `Technology Guide` ist alles ... besser geworden: Text, Gestaltung, Struktur und Bebilderung dieser transdisziplinaren Zusammenarbeit ist einfach hervorragend. Dieses Buch ist der Versuch einer rnehrdimensionalen Vernetzung der wichtigsten Technologien. ... Das Buch ist eine `Tour d'horizon` der Sonderklasse. Es ist kapitelweise zu lesen und sollte jederzeit griffbereit sein. Alle Bilder, Grafiken und Darstellungen sind farbig und wirklich wissensvermittelnd. Das `Lesebuch` legt man nicht gerne aus der Hand. ... ein Nachschlagewerk der Kategorie: Muss man haben!" (http://www.wissenschaft-online.de/sixcms/detail.php?id=1023580&_druckversion=%201)

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