Applied Minds

Author: Guru Madhavan
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9352141423
Size: 56.85 MB
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Yet these engineering feats have much in common. Applied Minds explores the unique visions and mental tools of engineers and reveals the enormous—and often understated—influence they wield in transforming problems into opportunities.

Think Like An Engineer

Author: Guruprasad Madhavan
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780746385
Size: 28.64 MB
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With the help of a cast of star engineers and fascinating, unexpected real world examples, Madhavan offers a framework for thinking creatively, systematically and strategically so that we can all learn to make better decisions in a complex ...

Applied Minds How Engineers Think

Author: Guru Madhavan
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393248003
Size: 26.79 MB
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An engineer himself, Guru Madhavan introduces a flexible intellectual tool kit called modular systems thinking as he explains the discipline's penchant for seeing structure where there is none.

A Whole New Engineer

Author: David Edward Goldberg
Publisher: Threejoy Associates
ISBN: 9780986080005
Size: 61.80 MB
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Feel the engaging stories in this book and understand the depth of change that is coming. Use this book to help select, shape, demand, and create educational experiences aligned with the creative imperative of the twenty-first century.

A Case For Climate Engineering

Author: David Keith
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262019825
Size: 37.40 MB
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The author argues that it is time for man to at least consider climate engineering—including putting reflective particles in the atmosphere to combat global warming—but it must be considered cautiously and not be implemented until all ...

The Engineer Of 2020

Author: National Academy of Engineering
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309091624
Size: 47.46 MB
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The book finds that the next several decades will offer more opportunities for engineers, with exciting possibilities expected from nanotechnology, information technology, and bioengineering.

Sketching For Engineers And Architects

Author: Ron Slade
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317407180
Size: 35.18 MB
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Unlike many other books on drawing in the construction industry, this book is ‘engineer led’ and science oriented but effectively shows that there is a close affinity between the working methods of architects and engineers.

Invention By Design

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674463684
Size: 72.67 MB
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Presents case studies of inventions by engineers, explaining how they resolve technical difficulties, and how they make their inventions socially acceptable and economically feasible

Mindshift

Author: Barbara Oakley
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101982853
Size: 51.64 MB
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In an age when we are constantly being asked to retrain and reinvent ourselves, to adapt to new technologies and changing industries, this book assuages our fears and inspires us with a sense of possibility.