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Title Women in engineering. Pioneers and trailblazers / [edited by] Margaret E. Layne.
Imprint Reston, Va. : ASCE Press, [2009]
©2009

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  TA157 .W674 2009    AVAILABLE  
Subject Women in engineering.
Women engineers.
Women inventors.
Alt Name Layne, Margaret.
Add Title Pioneers and trailblazers
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  TA157 .W674 2009    AVAILABLE  
Subject Women in engineering.
Women engineers.
Women inventors.
Alt Name Layne, Margaret.
Add Title Pioneers and trailblazers
Description xi, 247 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Women engineers bridging the gender gap / Jill S. Tietjen and Betty Reynolds -- From 'engineeresses" to "girl engineers" to "good engineers": a history of women's U.S. engineering education / Amy Sue Bix -- Multiple-entry visas: gender and engineering in the U.S., 1870-1945 / Ruth Oldenziel -- Petticoats and slide rules / Margaret Ingels -- Women in the intellectual development of engineering: a study of persistence and systems thought / Martha Moore Trescott -- Emily W. Roebling, one of the builders of the Bridge / Alva T. Matthews -- Kate Gleason's careers / Eve Chappell -- Ahead of their time / Jeff Meade -- From computor to electrical engineer: the remarkable career of Edith Clarke / James E. Brittain -- Women can't be engineers / Alice C. Goff -- When computers were women / Jennifer S. Light -- Spotlight on Emma Barth, P.E.: a typical woman engineer? / Lauren Kata -- Flight path / Betsy Flagler -- Women leaders in engineering societies / Peggy Layne.
ISBN 9780784409800
0784409803
OCLC # 300030570
Table of Contents
Sect. IHistorical Perspectives1
1Women Engineers Bridging the Gender Gap / Jill S. Tietjen, Betty Reynolds3
2From "Engineeresses" to "Girl Engineers" to "Good Engineers": A History of Women's U.S. Engineering Education / Amy Sue Bix11
3Multiple-Entry Visas: Gender and Engineering in the U.S., 1870-1945 / Ruth Oldenziel35
Sect. IIPioneers and Trailblazers79
4Petticoats and Slide Rules / Margaret Ingels85
5Women in the Intellectual Development of Engineering: A Study in Persistence and Systems Thought / Martha Moore Trescott99
6Emily W. Roebling, One of the Builders of the Bridge / Alva T. Matthews123
7Kate Gleason's Careers / Eve Chappell131
8Ahead of Their Time / Jeff Meade137
9From Computor to Electrical Engineer: The Remarkable Career of Edith Clarke / James E. Brittain141
10Women Can Be Engineers / Alice C. Goff155
11When Computers Were Women / Jennifer S. Light179
12Spotlight on Emma Barth, P.E.: A Typical Woman Engineer? / Lauren Kata211
13Flight Path / Betsy Flagler219
14Women Leaders in Engineering Societies / Peggy Layne227
 Further Reading235
 Index237