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Published: 04 September 1997

368 Pages

234x156mm

ISBN: 9780195107722


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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Beyond Engineering

How Society Shapes Technology

Robert Pool

Sloan Technology

  • A fascinating look at the impact of society on technology
  • Reveals that the ultimate shape of a technology often has much to do with outside and unforeseen forces
  • Traces developments in nuclear energy, automobiles, light bulbs, commercial electricity, and personal computers
  • Discusses such technological catastrophes as Bhopal, Three Mile Island, and the Challenger explosion, and Chernobyl
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