|Great Bridge Builders and the Spanning of America Henry Petroski. a position as |
detailer with the Lassig Bridge and Iron Works. After gaining further experience
as inspector, estimator, and designer with the Lassig firm, Strauss joined the ...
|Presents case studies of inventions by engineers, explaining how they resolve technical difficulties, and how they make their inventions socially acceptable and economically feasible|
|Eloquently reasoned and written, The Essential Engineer identifies and illuminates these problems—and, above all, sets out a course for putting ideas into action.|
2001 - 608 pages
|A detailed account of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge providing background on its engineering history as well as the political and social climate of the late-nineteenth century. Reissue. 10,000 first printing.|