Engineering: A Very Short Introduction looks at the field of engineering from the outside, and helps potential students understand all of its many specialties.
What does this book cover?
Engineering: A Very Short Introduction is a part of the famous Very Short Introductions series, and like them it is a pocket-sized book which offers a simplified, concise yet accurate overview of an entire field. It looks at the history, scope and actual practice of the engineering profession, and points out its links to science, technology and even art.
Readers will learn a great deal about:
About the Author
Professor David Blockley is a noted academic as well as a practicing engineer. He teaches at the University of Bristol, where he is both the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Head of the Department of Civil Engineering. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Structural Engineers and the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Engineering: A Very Short Introduction is a great overview of the field, and the start of many students’ engineering educations.
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