History of Engineering and Technology

History of Engineering and Technology

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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 qHumbugq 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.They did not possess the thorough theoretical and practical grounding in aeronautical problems which the Wrights had gained by ... He flew his No XI monoplane with a three-cylinder 25 hp motor. ... A Morane-Sauliner climbed to 5610 meters.

Title:History of Engineering and Technology
Author: Ervan G. Garrison
Publisher:CRC Press - 1998-06-29

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