A history of engineering and technology : artful methods

Ervan Garrison

History of Engineering and Technology provides an illustrated history of engineered technology from the Stone Age to the Nuclear Age. Examining important areas of engineering and technology, this second edition contains: New contributions on Airships and zeppelins Highways and economics Early hydroelectricity Chemical engineering Technology and history Brunel and the Royal Navy Stealth and the submarine Computer history Deepwater engineering Science fiction and the evolution of modern engineering Art and engineering Electric motors, radio, and batteries Expansion of these existing chapters Mining and the Location of Minerals Water Distribution: Qanots to Acequias Biomedical Engineering Communication Engineering: Shannon to Satellites Personalities and the Auto: Ford and Ferrari Failures in Engineering: Chernobyl, Titanic, Tacoma Narrows, Challenger Cold Fusion, Electric Cars, and Other "Humbug" This introductory book presents the persons, concepts, and events that made salient contributions to the engineering narrative, reporting a compelling story spanning millennia and encouraging a sense of history for its readers.

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  • The Earliest Builders Early Empires and the Conquest of Materials Classical Antiquity: The Greeks Rome - The Engineering of War and Cities Ancient Power and Metallurgy Byzantine and Islamic Engineering - Picking Up a Fallen Torch Middle Ages - Masters of Stone Renaissance 17th and 18th Centuries The Advent of Steam and Mechanical Engineering Sanitary and Hydraulic Engineering 20th Century Engineering: Part 1 20th Century Engineering: Part 2 New Technology and the Future Bibliography Index

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書名 A history of engineering and technology : artful methods
著作者等 Garrison, Ervan G.
出版元 CRC Press
刊行年月 c1999
版表示 2nd ed
ページ数 xii, 347 p.
大きさ 26 cm
ISBN 084939810X
NCID BA37775432
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国