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Getting Sued and Other Tales of the Engineering Life

Cover Image Copyright Year: 1983
Author(s): Richard Meehan
Publisher: MIT Press
Content Type : Books & eBooks
Topics: General Topics for Engineers
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Abstract

President of Earth Sciences Associates in Palo Alto and a consulting professor at Stanford University, Richard Meehan's career has taken him from MIT to the Andes of central Chile and to northeast Thailand, where "there were insects that laid eggs in your skin as you slept."

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      Front Matter

      Page(s): i - xvii
      Copyright Year: 1983

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      This chapter contains sections titled: Half Title, Title, Copyright, Dedication, Contents, Introduction View full abstract»

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      Coming of Age at SAE

      Page(s): 1 - 32
      Copyright Year: 1983

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      President of Earth Sciences Associates in Palo Alto and a consulting professor at Stanford University, Richard Meehan's career has taken him from MIT to the Andes of central Chile and to northeast Thailand, where "there were insects that laid eggs in your skin as you slept." View full abstract»

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      A Freshman Retrospective

      Page(s): 33 - 48
      Copyright Year: 1983

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      President of Earth Sciences Associates in Palo Alto and a consulting professor at Stanford University, Richard Meehan's career has taken him from MIT to the Andes of central Chile and to northeast Thailand, where "there were insects that laid eggs in your skin as you slept." View full abstract»

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      The Man Who Bought Route 128

      Page(s): 49 - 67
      Copyright Year: 1983

      MIT Press eBook Chapters

      President of Earth Sciences Associates in Palo Alto and a consulting professor at Stanford University, Richard Meehan's career has taken him from MIT to the Andes of central Chile and to northeast Thailand, where "there were insects that laid eggs in your skin as you slept." View full abstract»

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      Confessions of a Military Engineer

      Page(s): 68 - 89
      Copyright Year: 1983

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      This chapter contains sections titled: 1960 Integrity, 1961 Courage, 1962 Justice, 1963 Unselfishness View full abstract»

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      A Dam for Lam Pra Plerng

      Page(s): 90 - 148
      Copyright Year: 1983

      MIT Press eBook Chapters

      President of Earth Sciences Associates in Palo Alto and a consulting professor at Stanford University, Richard Meehan's career has taken him from MIT to the Andes of central Chile and to northeast Thailand, where "there were insects that laid eggs in your skin as you slept." View full abstract»

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      Snowbound on the Rio Pangal

      Page(s): 149 - 178
      Copyright Year: 1983

      MIT Press eBook Chapters

      President of Earth Sciences Associates in Palo Alto and a consulting professor at Stanford University, Richard Meehan's career has taken him from MIT to the Andes of central Chile and to northeast Thailand, where "there were insects that laid eggs in your skin as you slept." View full abstract»

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      Sediment

      Page(s): 179 - 191
      Copyright Year: 1983

      MIT Press eBook Chapters

      President of Earth Sciences Associates in Palo Alto and a consulting professor at Stanford University, Richard Meehan's career has taken him from MIT to the Andes of central Chile and to northeast Thailand, where "there were insects that laid eggs in your skin as you slept." View full abstract»

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      Haiti One More Time

      Page(s): 192 - 212
      Copyright Year: 1983

      MIT Press eBook Chapters

      President of Earth Sciences Associates in Palo Alto and a consulting professor at Stanford University, Richard Meehan's career has taken him from MIT to the Andes of central Chile and to northeast Thailand, where "there were insects that laid eggs in your skin as you slept." View full abstract»

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      Getting Sued

      Page(s): 213 - 241
      Copyright Year: 1983

      MIT Press eBook Chapters

      President of Earth Sciences Associates in Palo Alto and a consulting professor at Stanford University, Richard Meehan's career has taken him from MIT to the Andes of central Chile and to northeast Thailand, where "there were insects that laid eggs in your skin as you slept." View full abstract»