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Page history last edited by Iain Skinner 3 years, 3 months ago

The following are not specialised to any engineering discipline but generally of interest.

 

Books

 

from Iain - no I don't agree with everything they say, but they are thought-provoking, short and easy reads.

S.C. Florman (1976), The Existential Pleasures of Engineering - much cited though may seem dated

H. Hellman (2004), Great Feuds in Technology

H. Petroski (1992), To Engineer is Human - All engineering teachers should read this classic.

H. Petroski (1992), The Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance - a trivial example is so powerful as an illustration

 

from Sasha

Peter Gray (2019), Rough Cut: Diamonds To Die For

 

Videos

 

from Iain

Constructing Australia 2007, television series, Australian Broadcasting Corp, Sydney.
Seven Wonders of the Industrial World 2005, television series, British Broadcasting Corp, London.

 

 

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