Books in category Technology & Engineering – History

  • Mathematical Thought From Ancient to Modern Times Volume 3

    Mathematical Thought From Ancient to Modern Times, Volume 3
    Morris Kline

  • Television

    Television
    Alexander B. Magoun

    Explores the history of television, discussing its initial conception, technological changes over the years, and the development of cable television and videotapes.

  • Computers

    Computers
    Eric G. Swedin, David L. Ferro

    Originally published: Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2005.

  • Linear Algebras

    Linear Algebras
    L. E. Dickson

    Originally published in 1914, this book provides a concise account regarding the theory of linear associative algebras.

  • A History of Modern Planetary Physics

    A History of Modern Planetary Physics
    Stephen G. Brush

    Professor Brush also discusses the role of findings from the Apollo space program, especially the analysis of lunar samples, culminating in the establishment of the "giant impact" theory of the Moon's origin in the 1980s.

  • A History of Control Engineering 1930 1955

    A History of Control Engineering, 1930-1955
    Stuart Bennett

    Following his book on the origin of control engineering (1800-1930 (see separate entry), the author now traces development through the critical period 1930-1955, widely identified as the period of "classical" control theory.

  • Tides

    Tides
    David Edgar Cartwright

    A history of the study of the tides over two millennia, from Ancient Greeks to present sophisticated space-age techniques.

  • Electronic Media

    Electronic Media
    Norman J. Medoff, Barbara K. Kaye

    Underlying the structure of the book is a “See It Then, See It Now, See It Later? approach that focuses on how past innovations lay the groundwork for changing trends in technology, providing the opportunity and demand for change in both …

  • The Newtonian Revolution

    The Newtonian Revolution
    I. Bernard Cohen

    This volume presents Professor Cohen's original interpretation of the revolution that marked the beginnings of modern science and set Newtonian science as the model for the highest level of achievement in other branches of science.

  • Failure Is Not an Option

    Failure Is Not an Option
    Gene Kranz

    The author, flight director in NASA's Mission Control, tells of the challenges in space flight from the very early years to the current time and of "his own bold suggestions about what we ought to be doing in space now."–Jacket.

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