This week, my theme is, you need to be a better all round engineer. Hence, some selections for the process engineer:
Let’s go back to basics, the quanta of it all:
Since Sir Terry Pratchett has a new volume out, here’s an opportunity to complete your collection :
Let’s talk about maths:
Visions of Infinity: The Great Mathematical Problems, In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World, An Imaginary Tale: The Story of [the Square Root of Minus One] (Princeton Science Library)
Since I had just noted the passing of Trevor Kletz, I would like to suggest that you dedicate purchasing books written by him:
What Went Wrong?, Fifth Edition: Case Histories of Process Plant Disasters and How They Could Have Been Avoided (Butterworth-Heinemann/IChemE), Still Going Wrong!: Case Histories of Process Plant Disasters and How They Could Have Been Avoided, Process Plants: A Handbook for Inherently Safer Design, Second Edition
The newest book in the Dresden File series is out. Magic + pop culture + Star Wars references, beat that!
Need some new management techniques. How about these books?
How about some references to improve your health?
“I am impressed by his argument: ‘When you have eliminated the impossible, then whatever remains, how ever improbable, must be -‘
“-wrong,” Soames brusquely completed my sentence.
As crude prices are low, you need all the help you can get to nail that elusive 2k job:
During these trying times, perhaps you should focus on self improvement. The following are a good set of books to start automating your uncertainty budget tables.
Let’s get a bit nostalgic with the book selection.
Seeing that Joe Dever has passed away, you may want to revisit his books: