Engineering Legends: Great American Civil Engineers: (32 Profiles of Inspiration and Achievement) by Richard Weingardt | 9780784408018 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Engineering Legends: Great American Civil Engineers: (32 Profiles of Inspiration and Achievement)

Engineering Legends: Great American Civil Engineers: (32 Profiles of Inspiration and Achievement)

by Richard Weingardt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0784408017

ISBN-13: 9780784408018

Pub. Date: 06/28/2005

Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers

Accessible to general readers as well as practitioners, this volume presents brief biographies of 32 outstanding American civil engineers from the late 1700s to the present. Organized into eight chronological sections, the profiles offer personal information, along with commentary by the subjects on issues such as why they became civil engineers and how the profession

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Accessible to general readers as well as practitioners, this volume presents brief biographies of 32 outstanding American civil engineers from the late 1700s to the present. Organized into eight chronological sections, the profiles offer personal information, along with commentary by the subjects on issues such as why they became civil engineers and how the profession might be improved. Many of the biographies appeared previously in Weingardt's "Engineering Legends" column in the American Society of Civil Engineers' Leadership and Management in Engineering journal from 1999 to 2004. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780784408018
Publisher:
American Society of Civil Engineers
Publication date:
06/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
165
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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