Materials Forming, Machining and Tribology

A Brief History of Mechanical Engineering

Authors: Dixit, Uday Shanker, Hazarika, Manjuri, Davim, J. Paulo

  • Although there are some books on the History of Engineering, there is hardly a book presenting the history of mechanical engineering from the ancient period till today
  • Salient features of mechanical engineering and its historical development
  • Provides a vision for the future of mechanical engineering for educators
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What is mechanical engineering? What a mechanical engineering does? How did the mechanical engineering change through ages? What is the future of mechanical engineering? This book answers these questions in a lucid manner. It also provides a brief chronological history of landmark events and answers questions such as: When was steam engine invented? Where was first CNC machine developed? When did the era of additive manufacturing start? When did the marriage of mechanical and electronics give birth to discipline of mechatronics? This book informs and create interest on mechanical engineering in the general public and particular in students. It also helps to sensitize the engineering fraternity about the historical aspects of engineering. At the same time, it provides a common sense knowledge of mechanical engineering in a handy manner.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • What Is Mechanical Engineering?

    Dixit, Uday Shanker (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

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  • Landmark Revolutionary Inventions in Mechanical Engineering

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    Pages 15-46

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  • History of Mechanics

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    Pages 47-72

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  • History of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer

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    Pages 73-97

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  • Manufacturing Through Ages

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    Pages 99-125

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Buy this book

eBook 71,39 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-42916-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 90,47 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-42914-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
A Brief History of Mechanical Engineering
Authors
Series Title
Materials Forming, Machining and Tribology
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-42916-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-42916-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-42914-4
Series ISSN
2195-0911
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 178
Number of Illustrations and Tables
21 b/w illustrations, 1 illustrations in colour
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