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  • The Essential Engineer

  • Why Science Alone Will Not Solve Our Global Problems
  • By: Henry Petroski
  • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
  • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 41
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    4 out of 5 stars 22
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    4 out of 5 stars 22

From the acclaimed author of The Pencil and To Engineer Is Human, The Essential Engineer is an eye-opening exploration of the ways in which science and engineering must work together to address our world's most pressing issues, from dealing with climate change and the prevention of natural disasters to the development of efficient automobiles and the search for renewable energy sources.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome

  • By Dheepan on 07-01-16

Awesome

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Reviewed: 07-01-16

was comprehensive on Engineering. An eye opener for the curious engineer out in the world.

  • Applied Minds

  • How Engineers Think
  • By: Guru Madhavan
  • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
  • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 71
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 62
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 62

Through narratives and case studies spanning the brilliant history of engineering, Madhavan shows how the concepts of prototyping, efficiency, reliability, standards, optimization, and feedback are put to use in fields as diverse as transportation, retail, health care, and entertainment. Equal parts personal, practical, and profound, Applied Minds charts a path to a future where we apply strategies borrowed from engineering to create useful and inspired solutions to our most pressing challenges.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pay close attention

  • By edward sanders on 09-21-18

awesomeness

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Reviewed: 06-26-16

Brilliant , insightful and a must for an engineer. connects different achievements across different ages and different domains