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The Mind of an Engineer. / Volume 2

Author: P Ghosh
Publisher: Singapore : Springer, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This book is a collection of chapters reflecting the experiences and achievements of some of the Fellows of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). The book comprises essays that look at reminiscences, eureka moments, inspirations, challenges and opportunities in the journey of an engineering professional. The chapters look at the paths successful engineering professionals take towards self-realisation,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ghosh, Purnendu
The Mind of an Engineer: Volume 2
Singapore : Springer,c2020
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: P Ghosh
ISBN: 9789811513305 9811513309
OCLC Number: 1128459361
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
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Includes author index.
Description: 1 online resource (320 p.)
Contents: Intro; Preface; Contents; Editor and Contributors; Harnessing Science and Technology for Development: A Governance Challenge in Indian Context; Introduction; Innovation Ecosystem; Some Policy Initiatives; Focus on Rural Areas; Integrated Area Development; References; My Tryst with Destiny; An Academic's Approach to Professional Problems; Introduction; Design of Cavitation Free Transition for Sutluj-Beas Link; Real-Time Flood Forecasting of Levels of Yamuna River at Delhi Location of Hot Water Outlet in a Man-Made Reservoir at Korba in Relation to Inlet Point of Water for Cooling Purposes in a Thermal Power PlantSpacing of Embankments on Both Sides of the River Yamuna so that Delhi Is not Flooded if 1978 Flood Recurs in the Yamuna Basin; Impact of Forests on Floods in Ramganga; Creating an Interactive Simulation Model for Lago-Di-Trassimino Perugia, Italy for Developing Solutions to Improve Tourism in the Lake Area; Disposal of Silt from Balancing Reservoir in Bhakra Beas Sutluj Link Quantitative Analysis for Equitable Distribution of Water Between Riparian States of the Krishna BasinWhy Can't We Do It Here? How Early Can Innovation and Entrepreneurship Be Taught?; Engineering Education and Sustainable Development; Some Laws Governing Sustainable Development; Two Conclusions of World Energyconference (1989); The Four Laws of Ecology; Un Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014); Innovative Engineering and Leadership for Achieving National Goals; Introduction; Role of Innovation in Competitive Global Economy; Leadership for Innovation Essential Attributes for InnovationIndian Model of Innovation; Creative Leadership to Support Innovation; Achieving National Goals: Make in India, Digital India and Ease of Doing Business Initiatives; Conclusion; A Journey from a Remote Village to Capital of India; Exciting Moments of Research; Introduction; Search for Something; First Research Problem; Cooked Up Problems; Distance Functions; A Lull Period with Fractals; Living with Ideas; Necessity of Survival; A Chance Meeting; Conclusion; The 'Making' of the Mind of an Engineer-Some Thoughts on Engineering Education in India; Introduction A Little HistoryPerformance of the System Over the Past Decades; Reasons for the Expectation-Achievement Gap: An Analysis; The Engineering-Philosophy Discourse; The History-Democracy Discourse; Conclusion; References; No Job Is Small or Big; It Is the Way in Which You Do Makes It Small or Big; When I Look Back My Career at BARC...; Engineers-Pre-eminent in Society; Evolving Ideas of Teaching and Research in Engineering Institutions During My Journey in Academics Over Five Decades; Background; Evolution of Teaching; Evolution of Research; Current Practices Affecting Teaching and Research
Responsibility: Purnendu Ghosh, editor.

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