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50 Years of Engineering in Singapore
By Tao Soon Cham (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher World Scientific Pub Co Inc
Publication date August 31, 2016
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9789814632294
ISBN-10 9814632295
Original list price $38.00
Other format details sci/tech
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: An underpinning force in Singapore's remarkable 50-year transformation into a sophisticated world-class city, engineering has contributed significantly to the nation's economic, infrastructural and social developments. A joint publication by The Institution of Engineers, Singapore, and World Scientific Publishing, to celebrate Singapore's 50th birthday, 50 Years of Engineering in Singapore brings to life the extraordinary engineering feats across multiple disciplines and tells the stories of these exceptional engineers who, with their determinations and courage, turned the little red dot into a jewel of a city. A vibrant record of engineering excellence, the publication traces the goliath challenges impeding the nation's growth over the past five decades, and the engineering innovations that brought about wealth creation, higher standards of living, and enhanced liveability. This compendium covers air and sea hub; manufacturing in the areas of electronics, precision engineering, chemical and pharmaceutical/bio-medical engineering; housing/cities/infrastructure and land use (reclamation and underground); transportation (ERP system, MRT and LRT, roads and buses system); water management and engineering; energy (supply and maintenance); and telecommunications, ICT and software.

Readership: Researchers, professionals, academics, and laymen interested in all aspects of engineering.

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Hardcover
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Paperback
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from World Scientific Pub Co Inc (August 31, 2016)
9789814632294 | details & prices | List price $38.00
About: An underpinning force in Singapore's remarkable 50-year transformation into a sophisticated world-class city, engineering has contributed significantly to the nation's economic, infrastructural and social developments.

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