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The Engineer and the Scandal

A Piece of Science History

The Engineer and the Scandal by Reint de Boer
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Offers an eye-opening and revealing look into an interpersonal/scientific conflict involving the ‘Father of Modern Soil Mechanics’ Karl von Terzaghi.

Exemplifies the ‘human side’ of science in which, sometimes, the prominence of a theorist and the inertia of the ‘accepted wisdom’ can inhibit progress and rational discussion of the facts.

More than 100 illustrations combine with historical details in the text to evoke a vivid picture of the lost era of pre-WWII Vienna.

Springer Berlin Heidelberg; December 2005
300 pages; ISBN 9783540273035
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Title: The Engineer and the Scandal
Author: Reint de Boer
 
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