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Author Madhavan, Guruprasad, author.

Title Applied minds : how engineers think / Guru Madhavan.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York ; London : W.W. Norton & Company, [2015]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  620 MAD    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  620 MAD    AVAILABLE
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Description xii, 253 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Invisible bridges -- Mixing and matching -- Optimizing -- Enhancing efficiency and reliability -- Standardizing with flexibility -- Solutions under constraints -- Crossing over and adapting -- Prototyping -- Learning from others -- A mind-set for the multitudes.
Summary Explores the unique visions and mental tools of engineers, revealing the influence they wield in transforming problems into opportunities and how the concepts of prototyping, reliability, standards, optimization, and feedback are put to use in diverse fields.
Subject Engineering -- Popular works.
Creative thinking -- Popular works.
Genre Popular works. (OCoLC)fst01423846.
ISBN 9780393239874
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