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Flying Buttresses, Entropy, and O-Rings: The World of an Engineer Paperback – 1993

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  • Paperback
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press (1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780674306899
  • ISBN-13: 978-0674306899
  • ASIN: 0674306899
  • Product Dimensions: 19 x 1.7 x 23.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 190,307 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Flying Buttresses, Entropy and O-rings Beginning with a history of technology and the engineering profession, Adams takes the reader on a guided tour of the engineer's world, stopping to examine the field of mathematics; science and research; experiment and testing; manufacturing; business; and the role of technology regulation. Full description

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