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human side of engineering

Philip Langdon Alger

human side of engineering

tables of General Electric engineering over 80 years

by Philip Langdon Alger

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Published by Mohawk Development Service] in [Schenectady, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General Electric Company,
  • Electric engineering -- United States,
  • Electric engineers -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK451G3 A6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination151 p., [8] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20529058M

    The key challenges today in physics are cosmogony and the development of a unified biology they are the origin of life, the evolution of life forms, and complexity, including behavior and consciousness. The key challenge of engineering is the enhancement of humans through materials, energy, information and systems, as in biomimesis, but also, as in aeronautical . Audio engineering is a part of audio science dealing with the recording and reproduction of sound through mechanical and electronic means. The field draws on many disciplines, including electrical engineering, acoustics, psychoacoustics, and music.


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