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McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Engineering

McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Engineering

McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Engineering
By McGraw-Hill

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Book Description

Hundreds of well-illustrated articles explore the most important fields of science.

Based on content from the McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science & Technooogy, Fifth Edition, the most widely used and respected science reference of its kind in print, each of these subject-specific quick-reference guides features:

* Detailed, well-illustrated explanations, not just definitions
* Hundreds of concise yet authoritative articles in each volume
* An easy-to-understand presentation, accessible and interesting to non-specialists
* A portable, convenient format
* Bibliographies, appendices, and other information supplement the articles

Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #1541145 in Books
  • Brand: Mcgraw Hill
  • Published on: 2005-06-24
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 8.90" h x 1.70" w x 6.50" l, 2.39 pounds
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 500 pages


  • McGraw Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Engineering

Editorial Reviews

From the Back Cover
Serious Engineering, In a Nutshell

There is no better or more authoritative vehicle for staying up to speed with today's engineering than the McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Engineering. Derived from the world-renowned McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, this vital reference provides brief yet substantive articles from scientists and engineers at the forefront of their fields, summarizing the state of the art in engineering today.

Learned enough for professional users, yet written in clear, simple language that will appeal to students and general readers wanting to explore the exciting developments in contemporary engineering, the McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Engineering:

  • Features over 900 articles encompassing the scope of engineering today
  • Puts the world of engineering at your fingertips, in a conveniently portable, alphabetically organized volume
  • Includes clear, concise, expert-authored coverage of topics such as aeronautical engineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, classical mechanics, control systems, design engineering, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, nuclear engineering, and systems engineering
  • Provides illustrations, bibliographies, appendices, and other valuable supplements to the articles

Carefully reviewed for accuracy, clarity, and completeness, the McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Engineering offers an unparalleled standard of excellence.

About the Author
Compiled by the Editorial Staff of the McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, Fifth Edition.

Customer Reviews

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0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
5Tons of info about all types of engineering! Great book!
By Jacob H.
This is a great overview of all types of engineering. This was given to my father in law who does not have a background in engineering, but is fascinated by it and he has throughly enjoyed this book.

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
5Great Review of Engineering Material
By Eve 0149
I purchased this book for my son who is a civil engineer. He said it is a great review of all aspects of engineering. He keeps it in his office and many of the engineers have borrowed it.

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
5Five Stars
By Mircea Pitici
Great, thanks!

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