By Eli Rubin
To East Germans, Rubin says, plastic used to be a high-technology fabric, a logo of socialism's clinical and monetary superiority over capitalism. so much of all, the kingdom and its designers argued, plastic items have been of a very targeted caliber, to not be thrown away like items of the wasteful West. Rubin demonstrates that this argument was once permitted by way of the mainstream of East German society, for whom the fashionable, socialist measurement of a plastics-based way of life had a deep resonance.
By Marco Ceccarelli
This ebook consists of chapters that spotlight in particular on technological advancements by means of unusual figures within the historical past of MMS (Mechanism and computer Science). Biographies of famous scientists also are incorporated to explain their efforts and studies and surveys in their paintings and achievements and a contemporary interpretation in their legacy are presented.
After the 1st volumes, the papers during this 3rd quantity back disguise a variety in the box of the background of Mechanical Engineering with particular specialize in MMS and may be of curiosity and motivation to the paintings (historical or now not) of many.
By Phil Husbands,Owen Holland,Michael Wheeler
By Aa.Vv.,Tullia Iori,Sergio Poretti
Nei volumi di questa serie intendiamo raccontare los angeles vicenda, cosí come los angeles veniamo guy mano riscoprendo. Le indagini restituiscono alcuni episodi della storia, recuperati con studi trasversali su territori largamente inesplorati. In appendice, un fotoromanzo a puntate (invenzione italiana) illustra in breve l. a. sequenza complessiva degli eventi e delle opere principali e ripropone l'universo figurativo scomparso dell'ingegneria moderna.
By Michael Brian Schiffer
The earliest electric applied sciences have been conceived within the laboratory equipment of physicists; due to their fabulous and numerous results, despite the fact that, those applied sciences quickly made their method into many different groups and actions. Schiffer conducts us from neighborhood to group, exhibiting how those applied sciences labored as they have been positioned to take advantage of in public lectures, innovative experiments in chemistry and biology, and clinical treatment. This tale brings to gentle the arcane and long-forgotten innovations that made method for plenty of sleek technologies—including lightning rods (Franklin's invention), cardiac stimulation, xerography, and the interior combustion engine—and richly conveys the complicated relationships between technological know-how, know-how, and culture.
By Gregory J. Downey
By Richard S. Westfall
By W. David Lee,Jeffrey Drazen,Phillip A. Sharp,Robert S. Langer
By Ian Inkster,Angel Calvo
By David Hitt,Heather R. Smith,Robert L. Crippen