What Engineers Know and How They Know It: Analytical Studies from Aeronautical History - Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology (Paperback)
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What Engineers Know and How They Know It: Analytical Studies from Aeronautical History - Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology (Paperback)

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Paperback 336 Pages / Published: 01/02/1993
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To solve their design problems, engineers draw on a vast body of knowledge about how things work. Examining previously unstudied historical cases, this author shows how engineering knowledge is obtained and presents a model to help explain the growth of such knowledge.

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN: 9780801845888
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm


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'Must' reading for all thoughtful engineers and historians of technology, and even for those physical scientists who wonder why engineers frequently act and think differently than do basic scientists. * American Scientist *
The biggest contribution of Vincenti's splendidly crafted book may well be that it offers us a believably human image of the engineer. * Technology Review *
The biggest contribution of Vincenti's splendidly crafted book may well be that it offers us a believably human image of the engineer. * Techology Review *

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