Preface to the First Edition


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Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the First EditionExcerpt.This Handbook is intended to supply both the practicing engineer and the student with a reference work which is authoritative in character and which covers the field of mechanical engineering in a comprehensive manner. It is no longer possible for a single individual or a small group of individuals to have so intimate an acquaintance with any major division of engineering as is necessary if criticial judgment is to be exercised in the statement of current practice and the selection of engineering data. Only by the cooperation of a considerable number of specialists is it possible to obtain the desirable degree of reliability. This Handbook represents the work of fifty specialists.Each contributor is to be regarded as respon…
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Ali M. Sadegh, Ph.D.; William M. Worek, Ph.D.: Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, 12th Edition. Preface to the First Edition, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2018), AccessEngineering Export