The Engineering Book: From the Catapult to the Curiosity Rover, 250 Milestones in the History of Engineering - Sterling Milestones (Hardback)
  • The Engineering Book: From the Catapult to the Curiosity Rover, 250 Milestones in the History of Engineering - Sterling Milestones (Hardback)
zoom

The Engineering Book: From the Catapult to the Curiosity Rover, 250 Milestones in the History of Engineering - Sterling Milestones (Hardback)

(author)
£25.00
Hardback 528 Pages / Published: 30/04/2015
  • In stock
  • Free UK delivery

Available

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect
This is the latest in the bestselling Sterling Milestones series. It provides a detailed look at 250 milestones in the discipline of Engineering. It is written by the creator of the How Stuff Works series. Engineering is where human knowledge meets real-world problems and solves them. It's the source of some of our greatest inventions, from the wheel to the jet engine. Marshall Brain, creator of the How Stuff Works series and a professor at the Engineering Entrepreneurs Programme at NCSU, provides a detailed look at 250 milestones in the discipline. He covers the various areas, including chemical, aerospace and computer engineering, from ancient history to the present. The topics include architectural wonders like the Acropolis, the Great Wall of China and the Eiffel Tower; transportation advances such as the high-spped bullet train; medical innovations, including the artificial heart and kidney dialysis; developments in communications, such as the mobile phone; as well as DNA fingerprinting, the large Hadron Collider, drones and more.

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co Inc
ISBN: 9781454908098
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 1429 g
Dimensions: 214 x 185 x 41 mm

You may also be interested in...

Great Exhibitions
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Tesla
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
I Know You Got Soul
Added to basket
How Steam Locomotives Really Work
Added to basket
Early Home Computers
Added to basket
London's Sewers
Added to basket
Spycraft
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Flying Bombs Over the Pennines
Added to basket
Titanic
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Murder of Nikolai Vavilov
Added to basket
Inventing Wine
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Seven Wonders of the Industrial World
Added to basket
Staffordshire & Black Country Airfields
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.