The Education of Engineers


    THE author of this little book endeavours to maintain the thesis that engineering is an art and not a science, and that since mechanical arts cannot be taught at a university, courses in engineering in universities are, in consequence, futile, and fail to contribute to the training of an engineer. This point of view is not novel, but it is surprising to find it supported by a university lecturer in civil and mechanical engineering.

    The Education of Engineers.

    By H. G. Taylor. Pp. vii + 64. (London: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd., 1917.) Price 2s. net.

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    The Education of Engineers . Nature 101, 383–384 (1918).

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