Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 44

Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 44 : The Journal of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; January to December, 1922 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 44: The Journal of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; January to December, 1922 It has already been pointed out that the average student entering American engineering colleges is younger and less thoroughly prepared in fundamentals than the continental student. The American boy has several things in mind when he enters an engineer ing college: First and foremost, that the training will enable him to earn a better living than if he were without training and therefore he favors practical courses to pure theory; second, that athletics, fraternity life, and other college activities are almost if not actually of equal importance with instructional courses; and third, that his four years in college before entering a. Cold - blooded business world are going to be the happiest in his life and he must not fail to have' a good time during his college career. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 938 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 53mm | 1,393g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243207115
  • 9780243207114