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Educating the engineer of 2020 : adapting engineering education to the new century / National Academy of Engineering of the National Academies.

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ISBN 0-309-09649-9 (pbk.)—ISBN 0-309-55006-8 (pdf) 1. Engineering—Study and teaching (Higher)—United States. I. National Academy of Engineering.

T73.E37 2005



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