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A Centennial History of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers 1880-1980

Author: Bruce Sinclair
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1980.
Series: Heritage.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The occasion has provided an opportunity for the Society to look back and survey its accomplishments, its distinguished members, and its constant dialogue -- among its members and with the American people -- concerning the role of engineering in a technological society.
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Sinclair, Bruce.
A Centennial History of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers 1880-1980.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©1980
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Sinclair
ISBN: 9781487572402 1487572409
OCLC Number: 1096515940
Description: 1 online resource (269 pages)
Contents: Cover; PREFACE; 1 A Sense of History; 2 Professional Men of Outward Success; 3 ASME's Social Economy; 4 The Technical Sphere of Action; 5 'The arts are full of reckless things'; 6 Technological Confidence during the Great Depression; 7 The Parker Case and Institutional Confidence; 8 Whither ASME?; Writing ASME's History; Council Members, 1880-1980; INDEX
Series Title: Heritage.
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The occasion has provided an opportunity for the Society to look back and survey its accomplishments, its distinguished members, and its constant dialogue -- among its members and with the American people -- concerning the role of engineering in a technological society.

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