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Engineering and the mind's eye

Author: E S Ferguson
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, 2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the nature of engineering design and traces the development of visual and other nonverbal thinking, offering examples of how engineers and other technologists have used such strategies  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E S Ferguson
ISBN: 0262061473 9780262061476 026256078X 9780262560788
OCLC Number: 474285148
Description: 241 s
Contents: The nature of engineering design; the mind's eye; origins of modern engineering; the tools of visualization; the development and dissemination of engineering knowledge; the making of an engineer; the gap between promise and performance.

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Like many a 'little book' by a master, the reader will find it overflowing with ideas and insights. It is a book that will reward many rereadings."- Henry Petroski, Duke University

 
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