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(Should be) required reading for engineering students

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Factor Four: Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use - A Report to the Club of Rome
Factor Four: Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use - A Report to the Club of Rome
"Teaches the value of simplicity. The best example of how less is more, and engineers responsibility towards the environment."
The Mythical Man-month: Essays on Software Engineering
The Mythical Man-month: Essays on Software Engineering
"The definitive book on large software projects. Contains many lessons for engineering projects of all types."
The Music of the Primes: Searching to Solve the Greatest Mystery in Mathematics
The Music of the Primes: Searching to Solve the Greatest Mystery in Mathematics
"The most exciting maths story book I've ever read. Maths should be exciting, not just a tool."
The Limits to growth: A report for the Club of Rome's Project on the Predicament of Mankind
The Limits to growth: A report for the Club of Rome's Project on the Predicament of Mankind
"The best explanation of how we live on a single round ball of rock there is. All resources are finite."
Engineering Mathematics
Engineering Mathematics
"Stroud is the definitive basic engineering maths book."
Advanced Engineering Mathematics
Advanced Engineering Mathematics
"When you've finished Stroud, Kreyszig covers the more advanced maths stuff."
Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms and Source Code in C (Computer Science)
Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms and Source Code in C (Computer Science)
"I haven't actually read this one all the way through yet.."
Art of Deception C: Controlling the Human Element of Security (Computer Science)
Art of Deception C: Controlling the Human Element of Security (Computer Science)
"Kevin Mitnick was the worlds most famous hacker. This is the best book on computer (and personal) security I've read. Captivating and informative."
The Republic of Plato
The Republic of Plato
"Just a little bit of philosophy."
The Wealth Of Nations (Everyman's Library CLASSICS)
The Wealth Of Nations (Everyman's Library CLASSICS)
"And the definitive work on economics."
Programming Python
Programming Python
"Python - It's a rather useful little language"
Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology: v. 1-18
Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology: v. 1-18
"One of the best books on sustainable energy written yet"