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Engineering Culture


The Bridge: Volume 27, Number 1, Spring 1997
Articles
  • [Periodical Article]

    Technological Literacy (editorial)

    The fundamental difference between science and technology is ignored or not appreciated. It is the difference between understanding and modifying nature, between searching for the whys of nature and engineering the artifacts that respond to our needs and extend our capabilities. Read More

    Author: George Bugliarello

    Engineering Culture

    Release date: Spring 1997

    Volume: 27

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    Making Connections: The Role of Engineers and Engineering Education

    Tomorrow's engineers will need to use abstract and experiential learning, to work independently and in teams, and to meld engineering science and engineering practice. Over 2,000 years ago, a well-to-do citizen of ancient Greece offered some of his real estate, a grove, to a thoughtful ... Read More

    Author: Joseph Bordogna

    Engineering Culture

    Release date: Spring 1997

    Volume: 27

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    Institutional Cultures and Individual Careers

    Boundary-breaking behavior by engineers will be key to successful, and needed, institutional change in industry and academia. One can not read IEEE Spectrum or any engineering monthly, Science magazine, or The Chronicle of Higher Education without finding a discussion of corporate ... Read More

    Author: John Armstrong

    Engineering Culture

    Release date: Spring 1997

    Volume: 27

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    Legal Protection for Database Contents

    Scientists and engineers need to get organized to provide input to policymakers on proposals that may limit the use of data for research purposes. The scientific and engineering communities have a very substantial stake in the outcome of the current debate over whether database developers ... Read More

    Author: Pamela Samuelson

    Engineering Culture

    Release date: Spring 1997

    Volume: 27

    Number: 1