A Biographical Dictionary of People in Engineering: From Earliest Records to 2000

A Biographical Dictionary of People in Engineering: From Earliest Records to 2000 (Hardback)

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A Biographical Dictionary of People in Engineering: From Earliest Records to 2000
Hardback
Purdue University Press
03/20/2008
284pp
English
6.00" x 9.00"
1557534594
9781557534590
Available

Book Description

This book lists the work and contributions of thousands of people from many countries, representing numerous fields of endeavor, over many centuries. This work contains the necrologies (names, dates, and a brief biography) up to the year 2000 of people involved in engineering and invention literature. This book is a must for reference collections and those in the media who cover the field of engineering advancement.

About the Author(s):

Carl William Hall has devoted nearly sixty years to education, research, consulting and administration in various engineering and related subjects. He has served as president of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), vice president of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and vice president of the International Commission of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR). Hall is a member and fellow in numerous engineering and science organizations including the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). He is the author/editor of 30 books and a contributor to 36 additional books and 400 articles.