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The Resource The perfectionists : how precision engineers created the modern world, Simon Winchester

The perfectionists : how precision engineers created the modern world, Simon Winchester

Label
The perfectionists : how precision engineers created the modern world
Title
The perfectionists
Title remainder
how precision engineers created the modern world
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital age, exploring the single component precision
Cataloging source
CZA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winchester, Simon
Dewey number
620.009
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
no index present
LC call number
TA19
LC item number
.W56 2018b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Engineering
  • Technological innovations
  • Machine design
  • Metrology
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
The perfectionists : how precision engineers created the modern world, Simon Winchester
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 563-576)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Stars, seconds, cylinders, and steam -- Extremely flat and incredibly close -- A gun in every home, a clock in every cabin -- On the verge of a more perfect world -- The irresistible lure of the highway -- Precision and peril, six miles high -- Through a looking glass, distinctly -- Where am I, and what is the time? -- Squeezing beyond boundaries -- On the necessity for equipoise -- The measure of all things
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition.
Extent
xiv, 576 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062845900
Lccn
bl2018080117
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1035157665
  • (OCoLC)on1035157665
  • 580228
Label
The perfectionists : how precision engineers created the modern world, Simon Winchester
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 563-576)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Stars, seconds, cylinders, and steam -- Extremely flat and incredibly close -- A gun in every home, a clock in every cabin -- On the verge of a more perfect world -- The irresistible lure of the highway -- Precision and peril, six miles high -- Through a looking glass, distinctly -- Where am I, and what is the time? -- Squeezing beyond boundaries -- On the necessity for equipoise -- The measure of all things
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition.
Extent
xiv, 576 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062845900
Lccn
bl2018080117
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1035157665
  • (OCoLC)on1035157665
  • 580228

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