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Engineering and the mind's eye

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In this insightful and incisive essay, Eugene Ferguson demonstrates that good engineering is as much a matter of intuition and nonverbal thinking as of equations and computation. He argues that a system of engineering education that ignores nonverbal thinking will produce engineers who are dangerously ignorant of the many ways in which the real world differs from the mathematical models constructed in academic minds.

Published 1992, this is the 3rd printing 1993

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Author(s):
Eugene S. Ferguson
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
216x159x11
EAN-13:
9780262560788
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
026256078X
ISBN-13:
9780262560788
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
241
Publisher:
The MIT Press

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In this insightful and incisive essay, Eugene Ferguson demonstrates that good engineering is as much a matter of intuition and nonverbal thinking as of equations and computation. He argues that a system of engineering education that ignores nonverbal thinking will produce engineers who are dangerously ignorant of the many ways in which the real world differs from the mathematical models constructed in academic minds.

Published 1992, this is the 3rd printing 1993

Author(s):
Eugene S. Ferguson
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
216x159x11
EAN-13:
9780262560788
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
026256078X
ISBN-13:
9780262560788
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
241
Publisher:
The MIT Press

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