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Engineering and the Mind's Eye (MIT Press)

 
 
 
 
Engineering and the Mind's Eye (MIT Press)
Author: Eugene S. Ferguson
ISBN 13: 9780262560788
ISBN 10: 26256078
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication Date: 1994-03-29
Format: Paperback
Pages: 264
List Price: $35.00
 
 

In this insightful and incisive essay, Eugene Ferguson demonstrates that good engineering is as much a matter of intuition and nonverbal thinking as of equations and computation.

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In this expanded version of his famous essay "The Mind's Eye: Nonverbal Thought in Technology" (Science, 1977), historian of technology Ferguson explores the process of engineering design, arguing that, despite modern technical advances, good engineering is still as much a matter of intuition and nonverbal thinking as of equations and computation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)