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James Adams is a professor of engineering in the Department of Values, Technology, Science, and Society at Stanford University. His book grows out of a . Flying Buttresses, Entropy, and O-Rings: The World of an Engineer. by James L. Adams. (Illus.) Harvard University Press pp. $ Flying Buttresses, Entropy, and O-Rings has 73 ratings and 4 reviews. James Adams begins with a history of technology and the engineering profession.

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Flying Buttresses, Entropy, and O-Rings: The World of an Engineer by James L. Adams

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