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The Resource Invention by design : how engineers get from thought to thing, Henry Petroski

Invention by design : how engineers get from thought to thing, Henry Petroski

Label
Invention by design : how engineers get from thought to thing
Title
Invention by design
Title remainder
how engineers get from thought to thing
Statement of responsibility
Henry Petroski
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Petroski, Henry
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TA174
LC item number
.P4735 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Engineering design
  • Engineering design
  • Engineering design
Label
Invention by design : how engineers get from thought to thing, Henry Petroski
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-228) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Paper clips and design -- Pencil points and analysis -- Zippers and development -- Aluminum cans and failure -- Facsimile and networks -- Airplanes and computers -- Water and society -- Bridges and politics -- Buildings and systems
Control code
34640793
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 242 p.
Isbn
9780674463677
Lccn
96019227
Other physical details
ill., map
Label
Invention by design : how engineers get from thought to thing, Henry Petroski
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-228) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Paper clips and design -- Pencil points and analysis -- Zippers and development -- Aluminum cans and failure -- Facsimile and networks -- Airplanes and computers -- Water and society -- Bridges and politics -- Buildings and systems
Control code
34640793
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 242 p.
Isbn
9780674463677
Lccn
96019227
Other physical details
ill., map

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