This book's only weakness (as other reviewers have pointed out) is that it should have diagrams at certain points where things can become a bit jargony. Read morePublished 13 months ago by ksci
This book reminds me of some of the best physics, mathematics, and chemistry professors I've had. The author rambles a lot before getting to the point of each chapter, but I find... Read morePublished 17 months ago by WJPII
This book contains a few interesting interludes, but keeps coming back to the author's personal history. Read morePublished on February 7, 2011 by Daniel Dolan
I can't say enough positive things about this book. It should be required reading for all engineering students graduating, and I encouraged students to read it when I was teaching... Read morePublished on November 17, 2008 by Bryce
This book has several interesting bits, such as the development of Corelle or why the Titanic sank. However, I was not very interested in the author's description of his career... Read morePublished on September 29, 2008 by Jason A
Like all books, this one has its strengths and weaknesses.
1. Poor organizational structure. Read more
I like to read books that stretch my mind, that take it to a rougher terrain than what I am accustomed to. Read morePublished on February 9, 2008 by bronx book nerd
Is it worth reading? Maybe. I waffle between 2 and 3 stars.
I didn't buy it from Amazon, I picked it up at the library - it caught my eye - because, of course I want to... Read more
Having just read the book, I agree with other recent reviewers. There is interesting information in here (for instance, that lexan becomes extremely brittle when exposed to nail... Read morePublished on January 30, 2007 by Tom Jones