Applied Minds How Engineers Think

Applied Minds  How Engineers Think
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
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Category Technology & Engineering
Total Pages 256
ISBN 9780393248005
Rating 4/5 from 2 reviews
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“Engineers are titans of real-world problem-solving. . . . In this riveting study of how they think, [Guru Madhavan] puts behind-the-scenes geniuses . . . center stage.”—Nature In this engaging account of innovative triumphs, Guru Madhavan examines the ways in which engineers throughout history created world-changing tools, from ATMs and ZIP codes to the digital camera and the disposable diaper. Equal parts personal, practical, and profound, Applied Minds charts a path to a future where we borrow strategies from engineering to find inspired solutions to our most pressing challenges.

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  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2015-08-03

“Engineers are titans of real-world problem-solving. . . . In this riveting study of how they think, [Guru Madhavan] puts behind-the-scenes geniuses . . . center stage.”—Nature In this engaging account of innovative triumphs, Guru Madhavan examines the ways in which engineers throughout history created world-changing tools, from ATMs and ZIP codes to the digital

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Applied Minds
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  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2016-08-15

A journey inside the minds that build our world.

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Applied Minds
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  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2016-07-27

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Applied Minds
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  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2015-07-13

A journey inside the minds that build our world.

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  • Publisher : Unknown
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