The Engineer in History

Title

The Engineer in History

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Description

Surveying more than two millennia, The Engineer in History presents the story of the designers and builders of aqueducts, cathedrals, clocks, machine tools, bridges, railroads, and airplanes. It examines their social origins, educations, working methods, relationships with employers, influences on management theory and practices, and many other topics. Throughout, the narrative focuses on particular engineers whose working lives exemplify the themes presented.

ISBN

0820451967 9780820451961

Publication Date

1994

Publisher

Peter Lang Inc.

City

New York

Keywords

engineers, history, engineering, construction

Disciplines

Construction Engineering and Management | Engineering | History | Industrial Technology