Engineering

Pages: 224
Subject: Science
Series: Beginner's Guides
Imprint: Oneworld
Illustrations: Illustrations

Engineering

A Beginner's Guide

Natasha McCarthy

Focusing on the impact of engineering on society and the world, this book details the development of the discipline, explains what makes an engineering mind, and shows how various aspects of our lives has been engineered: from gadgets to our national infrastructure.
Paperback
9781851686629 (1 Aug 2009)
RRP £9.99 / US$14.95

The Book

Focusing on the impact of engineering on society and the world, McCarthy details the development of the discipline, explains what makes an engineering mind, and shows how every aspect of our lives has been engineered: from gadgets to our national infrastructure. Long considered tinkerers, problem solvers, and visionaries, engineers hold the keys to our real and virtual future.

Additional Information

Subject Science
Series Beginner's Guides
Pages 224
Imprint Oneworld
Illustrations Illustrations

 

About the Author

Natasha McCarthy is policy advisor at the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK, and a member of the planning group for the international Workshop on Philosophy and Engineering.

Reviews

"There are a plethora of people for whom this book would probably prove to be a mine of information."

- Professional Engineering