Mardigian Library
Ask a QuestionMy Library Account
Search Library Catalog - Books, DVDs & More
Limit to available
More Searches
Limit results to available items
Find more results:
Search MelCat
More Information
Blockley, D. I
Engineering a very short introduction / by David Blockley
New York : Oxford University Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  TA15 .B66 2012    DUE 09-15-14
Subject(s) Engineering
Engineering -- History
Physical Description xiv, 135 p. : ill. ; 18 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-129) and index
Contents 1. From idea to reality ; 2. The age of gravity - time for work ; 3. The age of heat - you can't get something for nothing ; 4. The age of electromagnetism - the power of attraction ; 5. The age of information - getting smaller ; 6. The age of systems - risky futures
Summary Engineering is part of almost everything we do - from the water we drink and the food we eat, to the buildings we live in and the roads and railways we travel on. This book explores the nature and practice of engineering, its history, its scope, and its relationship with art, science and technology
Series Very short introductions

Mardigian Library, 4901 Evergreen Rd.
Dearborn, MI 48128-1491 313-593-5400 fax 313-593-5561
The Regents of the University of Michigan | Non-Discrimination Policy
Copyright © The University of Michigan - Dearborn • 4901 Evergreen Road • Dearborn, Michigan 48128 • 313-593-5000
The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor | The University of Michigan - Flint | SITEMAP | DIRECTORY | CONTACT