Invention by Design: How Engineers Get from Thought to Thing

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Henry Petroski's previous bestsellers have delighted readers with intriguing stories about the engineering marvels around us, from the lowly pencil to the soaring suspension bridge. In this book Petroski delves deeper into the mystery of invention to explore what everyday artifacts and sophisticated networks can reveal about the way engineers solve problems. 94 illustrations.

Invention by Design: How Engineers Get from Thought to Thing 1998, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674463684

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Invention by Design: How Engineers Get from Thought to Thing, 1996, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674463677

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