A Brief History of Mechanical Engineering

by Uday Shanker Dixit, Manjuri Hazarika & J. Paulo Davim
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Publisher: Springer International Publishing

Series: Materials Forming, Machining and Tribology

Publication Date: September 15, 2016

ISBN: 9783319429168

Binding: Kobo eBook

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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.