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Title Engineering in society / Panel on Engineering Interactions with Society, Committee on the Education and Utilization of the Engineer, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Research Council.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1985.

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Series Engineering education and practice in the United States
Engineering education and practice in the United States.
Subject Engineering -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Engineers -- United States.
Alt Name National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Engineering Interactions with Society.
Description 1 online resource (x, 132 pages).
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Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 76-77).
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents ""Engineering in Society""; ""Copyright""; ""Preface""; ""Definitions Adopted by the Committee on the Education and Utilization of the Engineer""; ""Contents""; ""Executive Summary""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""BACKGROUND""; ""Historical Development""; ""Structural Characteristics""; ""Features of the Present Era""; ""ENGINEERING AND SOCIETY: THE DYNAMICS OF INTERACTION""; ""Supply and Demand""; ""Maintaining Adaptability""; ""Managing Change""; ""OUTLOOK FOR THE FUTURE""; ""1 Introduction ""; ""ENGINEERS AND ENGINEERING IN THE CULTURAL CONTEXT""; ""Traditional Views of Engineering""
""The Reality: Diversity in a Complex World""""Significance of Societal Perceptions""; ""CALCULATING THE VECTOR OF CHANGE: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?""; ""2 Evolution of American Engineering ""; ""DEVELOPMENT OF THE STRUCTURE""; ""Birth of the Technological Society: 1790�1850""; ""Emergence of the Professional Engineer: 1840�1890""; ""The Engineering Education System""; ""Diversification of the Engineering Disciplines""; ""Corporate Technology and the Corporate Engineer: 1880 and After""; ""Global Depression, Global War""; ""The Tennessee Valley Authority""
""The Rural Electrification Administration""""World War II""; ""EARLY STRUCTURAL CHARACTERISTICS OF ENGINEERING""; ""Forces Affecting Development""; ""Societal Demand for Goods and Services""; ""Undeveloped Societal Demands""; ""Technology Transfer""; ""Indigenous Advances in Technology""; ""Infrastructure Development""; ""Support By Key Individuals""; ""Government Support""; ""Supportive Societal Environment""; ""Adaptability and Responsiveness""; ""Diversity""; ""3 The Present Era: Managing Change in the Information Age ""; ""POSTWAR CHANGES IN SCOPE""; ""Expansion of Government's Role""
""The Information Explosion""""Accelerated Technology Development""; ""Global Business, Global Markets""; ""IMPACTS ON ENGINEERING""; ""Multiplying Specialties/Interdisciplinary Activity""; ""The Educational System""; ""The Professional Societies""; ""The Engineer as Employee""; ""Engineer as Corporate Employee""; ""Engineer as Government Employee""; ""Intensification of Social Issues in Engineering""; ""4 Engineering and Social Dynamics ""; ""FLUCTUATING SUPPLY AND DEMAND""; ""The Societal Demand-Pull Factor""; ""Mechanisms for Meeting the Demand""; ""Factors Limiting Supply Response""
""ADAPTABILITY IN THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM""""Arguments For and Against Specialization""; ""Alternative Approaches""; ""THE IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE ON EMPLOYMENT""; ""Potential Impacts on Society""; ""Potential Impacts on Engineering Employment""; ""Roles and Responsibility for Intervention""; ""SOCIETY'S RESPONSIBILITY TO THE ENGINEERING PROFESSION""; ""5 Maintaining Flexibility in an Age of Stress and Rapid Change""; ""HOW WELL IS THE SYSTEM WORKING?""; ""Does the Supply Meet the Demand?""; ""Is the Quality of the ""Product"" Adequate?""
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585154074 (electronic bk.)
9780585154077 (electronic bk.)
9780309035927 (pbk.)
0309035929 (pbk.)
OCLC # 43477229
Additional Format Print version: Engineering in society. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1985 0309035929 (DLC) 85061980 (OCoLC)12842121

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