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Women in engineering. Pioneers and trailblazers

Author: Margaret Layne
Publisher: Reston, Va. : ASCE Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces the visionary women who opened the door for female engineers. This book places the significant contributions women have made to engineering, in areas as diverse as construction management,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Women in engineering. Pioneers and trailblazers.
Reston, Va. : ASCE Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009002097
(OCoLC)300030570
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Layne
ISBN: 9780784472354 0784472351
OCLC Number: 782925070
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 247 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Women engineers bridging the gender gap / Jill S. Tietjen and Betty Reynolds --
From 'engineeresses" to "girl engineers" to "good engineers": a history of women's U.S. engineering education / Amy Sue Bix --
Multiple-entry visas: gender and engineering in the U.S., 1870-1945 / Ruth Oldenziel --
Petticoats and slide rules / Margaret Ingels --
Women in the intellectual development of engineering: a study of persistence and systems thought / Martha Moore Trescott --
Emily W. Roebling, one of the builders of the Bridge / Alva T. Matthews --
Kate Gleason's careers / Eve Chappell --
Ahead of their time / Jeff Meade --
From computor to electrical engineer: the remarkable career of Edith Clarke / James E. Brittain --
Women can't be engineers / Alice C. Goff --
When computers were women / Jennifer S. Light --
Spotlight on Emma Barth, P.E.: a typical woman engineer? / Lauren Kata --
Flight path / Betsy Flagler --
Women leaders in engineering societies / Peggy Layne.
Other Titles: Pioneers and trailblazers
Responsibility: [edited by] Margaret E. Layne.

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