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Title:
Applied minds : how engineers think
Author:
Madhavan, Guruprasad, author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York ; London : W.W. Norton & Company, [2015]
Physical Description:
xii, 253 pages ; 22 cm
Summary:
Explores the unique visions and mental tools of engineers, revealing the influence they wield in transforming problems into opportunities and how the concepts of prototyping, reliability, standards, optimization, and feedback are put to use in diverse fields.
Language:
English
Contents:
Invisible bridges -- Mixing and matching -- Optimizing -- Enhancing efficiency and reliability -- Standardizing with flexibility -- Solutions under constraints -- Crossing over and adapting -- Prototyping -- Learning from others -- A mind-set for the multitudes.
ISBN:
9780393239874
Format :
Book