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Engineering in History (Dover Books on Engineering)

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Broad, nontechnical survey offers fascinating coverage of history's major technological advances: food-producing revolution, appearance of urban society, birth of Greek science, revolution in power, steam and the Industrial Revolution, electricity and the beginnings of applied science, and the age of automatic control. 181 illustrations. "Excellent." — Isis.

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Broad, nontechnical survey of history's major technological advances: birth of Greek science, Industrial Revolution, electricity and applied science, 20th-century automation, much more. 181 illustrations. "Excellent." — Isis.

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Broad, nontechnical survey of history's major technological advances: birth of Greek science, industrial revolution, electricity and applied science, 20th-century automation, much more. 181 illus. ." . . excellent . . ."--Isis. Bibliography.


Table of Contents

PREFACE

CHAPTER ONE

  Origins

CHAPTER TWO

  Urban Society

CHAPTER THREE

  Greek Engineering

CHAPTER FOUR

  Imperial Civilization

CHAPTER FIVE

  The Revolution in Power

CHAPTER SIX

  Foundations for Industry

CHAPTER SEVEN

  The Industrial Revolution

CHAPTER EIGHT

  "Roads, Canals, Bridges"

CHAPTER NINE

  Steam Vessels and Locomotives

CHAPTER TEN

  Iron and Steel

CHAPTER ELEVEN

  Electrical Engineering

CHAPTER TWELVE

  Modern Transportation

CHAPTER THIRTEEN

  Sanitary and Hydraulic Engineering

CHAPTER FOURTEEN

  Construction

CHAPTER FIFTEEEN

  Reflections

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486264127
Author:
Kirby, Richard Shelton
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
ard Shelton Kirby
Author:
et al
Author:
Rich
Author:
Davis, Frances A.
Author:
Engineering
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Engineering - Civil
Subject:
Engineering - General
Subject:
Engineering
Subject:
Engineering -- History.
Subject:
Civil
Subject:
Science Reference-General
Edition Number:
Dover ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Civil and Mechanical Engineering
Series Volume:
1000
Publication Date:
19900831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 1.25 lb

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Broad, nontechnical survey of history's major technological advances: birth of Greek science, Industrial Revolution, electricity and applied science, 20th-century automation, much more. 181 illustrations. "Excellent." — Isis.
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