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Engineering as a social enterprise [electronic resource] / Hedy E. Sladovich, editor.

Contributor(s): Sladovich, Hedy E | Hollomon, J. Herbert (John Herbert) | National Academy of Engineering. Meeting (26th : 1990 : Washington, D.C.).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1991Description: 1 online resource (vii, 113 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0585001960 (electronic bk.); 9780585001968 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Engineering -- Social aspects | SCIENCE -- Philosophy & Social Aspects | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Social AspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Engineering as a social enterprise.DDC classification: 303.48/3 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
From deterministic dynamos to seamless-web systems / Thomas P. Hughes -- Cultural and sociotechnical values / Robert McC. Adams -- Business, consumers, and society-at-large : new demands and expectations / Marina v. N. Whitman -- Technology and government / John W. Fairclough -- The social function of engineering : a current assessment / George Bugliarello -- Pondering the unpredictability of the sociotechnical system / Robert W. Lucky -- Tribute to J. Herbert Hollomon / Roland W. Schmitt -- Engineering's great challenge : the 1960s / J. Herbert Hollomon.
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"Papers presented during the 1990 Meeting of the National Academy of Engineering in a symposium dedicated to the memory of J. Herbert Hollomon."

"Presented ... during the Twenty-Sixth Annual Meeting ... 3 October 1990, in Washington, D.C."--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references.

From deterministic dynamos to seamless-web systems / Thomas P. Hughes -- Cultural and sociotechnical values / Robert McC. Adams -- Business, consumers, and society-at-large : new demands and expectations / Marina v. N. Whitman -- Technology and government / John W. Fairclough -- The social function of engineering : a current assessment / George Bugliarello -- Pondering the unpredictability of the sociotechnical system / Robert W. Lucky -- Tribute to J. Herbert Hollomon / Roland W. Schmitt -- Engineering's great challenge : the 1960s / J. Herbert Hollomon.

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