The truly professional engineer, in addition to his or her specialised technical knowledge, should posses a high level of communication and management skills and a detailed understanding of engineering's environment and historical context.The authors describe the skills and background knowledge the effective engineer will need and go on to describe the historical development of the engineering profession, with particular reference to the UK but also in comparison with the French and German experiences. Similarly, the ...

Professional Engineer in Society 1989, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London

ISBN-13: 9781853025013