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Author Petroski, Henry.
Title Invention by design : how engineers get from thought to thing / Henry Petroski.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1996.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  TA174 .P4735 1996    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  TA174 .P4735 1996    AVAILABLE  
Subject Engineering design -- Social aspects.
Engineering design -- Political aspects.
Engineering design -- Case studies.
Description viii, 242 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-228) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Paper clips and design -- Pencil points and analysis -- Zippers and development -- Aluminum cans and failure -- Facsimile and networks -- Airplanes and computers -- Water and society -- Bridges and politics -- Buildings and systems.
ISBN 0674463676
OCLC # 34640793