What Engineers Know and How They Know It (Paperback)

Analytical Studies from Aeronautical History (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology #11)

By Walter G. Vincenti

Johns Hopkins University Press, 9780801845888, 336pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 1993

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To solve their design problems, engineers draw on a vast body of knowledge about how things work. Examining previously unstudied historical cases, this author shows how engineering knowledge is obtained and presents a model to help explain the growth of such knowledge.