creative engineering -- culture(s) / inspiration(s)

  • from Stonehenge to the Apollo program
  • 5000 years of engineering and related science(s)
  • critical motivating force(s) -- curiosity, necessity, enlightened self-interest
  • historical figures -- Leonardo di Vinci, Galileo Galilei

understanding the process by which engineers combine scientific knowledge, practical know-how, and human values to create the technologies of tomorrow ...

  • what is engineering -- what is it that engineers do?
  • understanding the nature and impact of technology on society
from: Masterworks of Technology -- the Story of Creative Engineering, Architecture and Design, E.E. Jewis