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Suggested Citation:"Further Reading." National Academy of Engineering. 1989. Engineering and the Advancement of Human Welfare: 10 Outstanding Achievements 1964-1989. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/1469.
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Suggested Citation:"Further Reading." National Academy of Engineering. 1989. Engineering and the Advancement of Human Welfare: 10 Outstanding Achievements 1964-1989. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/1469.
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Further Reading Moon l - aging Bilstein, Roger E. Stages to Saturn: A Technical History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicles. Washington, D.C.: NASA, 1980. Brooks, Courtney G., James M. Grimwood, and Loyd S. Swenson, Jr. Chariots for Apollo: A History of Manned Lunar Space craft. Washington, D.C.: NASA, 1979. Hallion, Richard P., and Tom D. Crouch, eds. Apollo: Ten Years Since Tranquility Base. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1979. Pellegrino, Charles R., and Joshua Staff. Chariots for Apollo: The Untold Story behind the Race to the Moon. New York: Atheneum, 1985. Application Satellites Badgley, Peter C. "Remote Sensing." McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science ~ Technology. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1987. 1988, pp. 59-65. Canby, Thomas Y. "Satellites That Serve Us." Sochurek, Howard. Medicine's New Vision. National Geographic, September 1983, ~Easton, Pa.: Mack Publishing, 1988. pp. 281-334. Sochurek, Howard. "Medicine's New Heckman, Joanne. "Ready, Set, GOES: Vision." National Geographic, January 1987, Weather Eyes for the 21st Century." Space pp. 240. World, July 1987, pp.23-26. Rasool, S. I. "Applications Satellites." McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science ~ Technology. New York: McGraw-'Iill, 1987. Computer-Aicled Design anal Manufacturing Loeffelholz, Suzanne. "CAD/CAM Comes of Age." Financial World, October 18,1988, pp.38-40. Pond, James B., and Robert E. Harvey. "Dream Factories Leap-Frog the Opposi- lion." Iron Age, November 15,1985, pp.26- 36. Mitchell, Larry D. "Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing." McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science ~ Technology. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1987. CAT Scan Andreasen, Nancy C. "Brain Imaging: Applications in Psychiatry." Science, March 18,1988, pp.1381-1388. Randal, Judith E. "NMR: The Best Thing Since X-Rays?" Technology Review, January Microprocessor "EDN Microprocessor Issue." EDN, October 27,1988. Garetz, Mark. "Evolution of the Microproces- sor: An Informal History." Byte, Septem- ber 1985, pp.209-215. Grossblatt, Robert. "A Decade of Change: The Microprocessor." Radio-Electronics, April 1986, pp.61-65. Kerr, Douglas A. "It's 16 Bits, But Is That Wide or What?" Creative Computing, June 1985, pp.40-45 46 Advanced Composite Materials Chou, Tsu-Wei, Roy L. McCullough, and R. I Byron Pipes. "Composites." Scientific American, October 1986, pp.192-203. Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress. Advanced Materials by Design. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government I Printing Office, 1988. Rapson, Robert L. "Advanced Composites" (under "Composite Materially. McGraw- Hill Encyclopedia of Science ~ Technology. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1987. Steinberg, Morris A. "Materials for Aerospace." Scientific American, October 1986, pp.67-72. E N G I N E E R ~ ~ G ~ ~ ~ T ~ E ~ ~ VA N ~ ~ M E ~ ~ ~ ~ H U M A N W E ~ FA R E

Jumbo Jet Aeronautical Staff of Aero Publishers. DC-10 l Jetliner. Fallbrook, Calif.: Aero Publishers, 1973. Ingells, Douglas J. The L-1011 Tristar and the Lockheed Story. Fallbrook, Calif.: Aero Publishers, 1973. Ingells, Douglas J. 747: Story of the Boeing Super Jet. Fallbrook, Calif.: Aero Publish I ers, 1970. Stewart, Stanley. Flying the Big fess. New York: Arco Publishing, 1985. Lasem Ausubel, Jesse H., and H. Dale Langford, eds. Lasers: Invention to Application. i Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1987. "Lasers Then and Now" (special issue). Physics Today, October 1988. Lavrakas, Paul. "Laser: The Healing Light of Medicine." Consumers' Research, October 1985, pp. 11-15. Townes, Charles H. "Hamessing Light." Science 84, November 1984, pp. 153-155. Fiber-Optic Communication Hubbard, W. M. "Optical Communications." McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science ~ Technology. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1987. Koepp, Stephen. "Calling London, on a Beam of Light." Time, January 19, 1987, p.52. Lucky, Robert W. "Message by Light Wave." Science 85, November 1985, pp. 112-113. Slutsker, Gary. "Good-Bye Cable TV, Hello I Fiber Optics." Forbes, September 19, 1988, pp. 174-179. Genetically Engineered Products "DNA: Inherited Wealth." The Economist, April 30, 1988, Biotechnology Survey, pp. ~-18. Eskow, Dennis. "Here Come the Assembly- Line Genes." Popular Mechanics, March 1983. pp. 92-96. Hood, Leroy. "Biotechnology and Medicine of the Future." MAMA, March 25, 1988, pp. 1837-1844. Weaver, Robert F. "Beyond Supermouse: Changing Life's Genetic Blueprint." National Geographic, December 1984, PP 818-847. ; F U RT ~ E R ~ E A ~ I ~ G 47

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This popularly written booklet contains nontechnical descriptions of 10 major engineering achievements selected by the National Academy of Engineering on the occasion of its 25th anniversary, December 5, 1989. The achievements are the moon landing, application satellites, the microprocessor, computer-aided design and manufacturing, computer-assisted tomography, advanced composite materials, the jumbo jet, lasers, fiber-optic communication, and genetically engineered products.

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