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The human side of engineering : tales of General Electric over 80 years

Author: Philip L Alger
Publisher: [Schenectady, N.Y.] : [Mohawk Development Service], [©1972]
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip L Alger
OCLC Number: 2077616
Description: 151 pages : portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: I. Perspectives: The changing times ; Innovation ; Problems ahead ; The practice of engineering ; Cooperation --
II. Pioneers: Elihu Thomson ; Thomas Alva Edison --
III. The early engineers (I) : Charles P. Steinmetz ; William LeRoy Emmett ; Dugald C. Jackson --
IV. The early engineers (II) --
A.L. Rohrer ; E .F.W. Alexanderson ; Henry G. Reist ; Karl A. Pauly ; Ernst J. Berg ; Sven R. Bergman ; Howard Maxwell ; C.J. Koch ; The induction motor story ; Guisseppe Faccioli ; Lewis t. Robinson ; C.A. Hoxie ; Gordon R. Langley --
V.R.E. Doherty, the advanced engineering program, and Gabriel Kron: R.E. Doherty ; Gabriel Kron ; Charles Concordia --
VI. The industrial and power engineers: Charles E. Eveleth ; R.C. Muir ; The G.E.-Wiley book series ; David C. Prince ; K.K. Paluev ; L.A. Umansky ; L.J. Collins ; Harry A. Winne ; Assignment as consulting engineer --
VII. The turbine engineers --
Emmet, Junggren, and Warren: The early turbines ; Emmett's mercury turbine ; Vibration problems ; Glenn B. Warren ; Large turbines ; Metal creep ; A.R. Smith ; Turbine efficiency and shipment ; Sanford A. Moss --
gas turbines --
VIII. Gerard Swope and engineers in management: Gerard Swope ; The management art ; Wayne J. Morrill ; Paul O. Noble ; A. McK. Gifford ; Development of young engineers ; Willis R. Whitney ; Richard E. Christie --
IX. The changing role of the engineer: The evolution of GE engineering ; Product committees ; Technical committees ; Planning ; Freedom versus order ; The engineer's expaning role ; Enterprise engineering --
X. Ideas of noted General Electric engineers: A talk on engineering / W.L.R. Emmet ; The engineering organization of a large industrial business / Roy C. Muir ; An extract from a General Electric course in better business management / Roy C. Muir ; How collective genius contributes to industrial progress / K.K. Paluev ; Inventors I have known / E.F.W. Alexanderson ; The cause of the great ice ages / Karl A. Pauly --
Appendices --
Index.
Responsibility: by Philip L. Alger.

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