Practically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Engineering, Technology and Architecture (Google eBook)

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CRC Press, Jan 1, 1998 - Technology & Engineering - 367 pages
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For the first time in one easily accessible form, Practically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Engineering, Technology and Architecture brings together over 1,100 quotes pertinent and especially illuminating to these disciplines. Here you will find profound, witty, and wise quotations from the most famous to the unknown. The extensive author and subject indexes provide you with the prefect tool for locating quotations for practical use or pleasure. This book can be read for entertainment or used as a handy reference by students, professional engineers, and the more general public who are interested in who has said what on engineering, technology, and architecture.
  

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Contents

ANALYSIS
1
ANSWER
3
ARCH
4
ARCHITECT
5
ARCHITECTURE
10
ASSUMPTION
14
AUTHORITY
15
BEAUTY
16
KNOWLEDGE
168
LAWS
173
LEVER
175
LOGIC
176
MACHINE
180
MATHEMATICS
183
MEASUREMENT
187
MECHANICS
191

BRIDGE
18
BUILD
21
BUILDER
23
BUILDING
25
CALCULATION
26
CAUSE AND EFFECT
27
CHAOS
29
COMMON SENSE
30
COMMUNICATION
32
CONCEPT
35
CONSTRUCTION
36
CREATE
37
CREATIVITY
38
CREED
40
DATA
42
DECISION
44
DESIGN
46
DISCOVERY
48
ELECTRICAL
52
ENERGY
54
ENGINEER
57
ENGINEERING
94
EQUATION
110
ERROR
111
ESTIMATES
116
ETHICS
117
EXPERIENCE
118
EXPERIMENT
122
FACTS
126
FAILURE
131
FLUID
132
FORCE
133
FORECAST
134
FORMULA
135
FRICTION
137
GENIUS
138
GEOLOGY
140
GOAL
141
GRAPHICS
142
GRAVITY
143
HEAT
144
IDEA
146
IMAGINATION
150
IMPOSSIBLE
151
IMPRESSION
153
INFORMATION
154
INNOVATION
155
INSPIRATION
156
INVENTIONS
157
INVENTOR
164
INVESTIGATOR
166
JUDGMENT
167
METHOD
193
MISTAKE
194
MODEL
195
MOTION
196
OBSERVATION
198
OPINION
204
PATENT
205
PERCEPTIONS
206
PERSPECTIVES
207
POWER
208
PRAYER
209
PRECISION
212
PREDICT
213
PROBLEM
214
PROJECT
220
PROPORTION
221
REALITY
222
REASON
223
REPAIR
225
REPORTS
226
RESEARCH
227
RESEARCH PLANS
229
RISK
231
RULE
232
SEEING
233
SIMPLICITY
234
SOLIDITY
235
SOLUTION
236
SPECIALIZATION
237
SPECIFICATIONS
238
STABILITY
239
STRENGTH
240
SURVEYOR
241
SYMMETRY
242
SYSTEM
244
TABLES
245
TECHNOLOGICAL
246
TECHNOLOGY
247
TESTING
256
THEOREM
257
THERMODYNAMICS
258
TIME
259
TOOL
261
TRAIN ENGINEER
262
TRUTH
263
TUNNEL
267
WEIGHT
268
BIBLIOGRAPHY
269
PERMISSIONS
296
SUBJECT BY AUTHOR INDEX
303
AUTHOR BY SUBJECT INDEX
345
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