History of Engineering and Technology
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BeschreibungHistory of Engineering and Technology provides an illustrated history of engineered technology from the Stone Age to the Nuclear Age. Examining important areas of engineering and technology, this second edition contains: Key Features * Provides new material on transportation engineering, oceanic engineering, materials science, and computer engineering * Contains more than 100 illustrations * Presents a thorough examination of essential theoretical developments * Expands previous material on biomedical engineering * Includes an expanded index for the second edition, end notes providing ready citation information, as well as formulae and equations TOC:The Earliest Builders.- Early Empires and the Conquest of Materials.- Classical Antiquity: The Greeks.- Rome - The Engineering of War and Cities.- Ancient Power and Metallurgy.- Byzantine and Islamic Engineering - Picking Up a Fallen Torch.- Middle Ages - Masters of Stone.- Renaissance.- 17th and 18th Centuries.- The Advent of Steam and Mechanical Engineering.- Sanitary and Hydraulic Engineering.- 20th Century Engineering: Part 1.- 20th Century Engineering: Part 2.- New Technology and the Future.- Bibliography.- Index.
InhaltsverzeichnisThe Earliest Builders Early Empires and the Conquest of Materials Classical Antiquity: The Greeks Rome - The Engineering of War and Cities Ancient Power and Metallurgy Byzantine and Islamic Engineering - Picking Up a Fallen Torch Middle Ages - Masters of Stone Renaissance 17th and 18th Centuries The Advent of Steam and Mechanical Engineering Sanitary and Hydraulic Engineering 20th Century Engineering: Part 1 20th Century Engineering: Part 2 New Technology and the Future Bibliography Index
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CRC PR INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 1998
Seitenanzahl: 368 Seiten