Engineering and sustainable community development

TitleEngineering and sustainable community development
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsLucena, JC, Schneider, JJ, Leydens, JA
Series TitleSynthesis lectures on engineers, technology, and society,; #11; Variation: Synthesis lectures on engineering, technology, and society ;; #11.
Pagination216 p.
Publisher Morgan & Claypool Publishers
Place PublishedSan Rafael, Calif
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number9781608450701
Accession Number599760160
KeywordsENGINEERING , PUBLIC , Social Justice , sustainable , SUSTAINABLE development
AbstractThis book presents an overview of engineering for sustainable community development. It provides a history of engineers involved in development, the problem of using industry-based practices when designing for communities, how engineers can prepare to work with communities, and the importance of listening when involved in community development projects. The volume also includes two case studies and student perspectives on one curricular model dealing with community development.
NotesTitle from PDF t.p. (Morgan & Claypool, viewed Apr. 5, 2010)./ Includes bibliographical references and index.Other format available: Print version:; Engineering and Sustainable Community Development.; Morgan & Claypool 2009LC: TA157Juan Lucena, Jen Schneider, and Jon A. Leydens. More Records: Show record informationDocument (dct); Internet resource (url)
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