- Hispanic Robert Canright on the Good in Engineering.
- Hispanic Robert Canright on the Bad in Engineering.
- Hispanic Robert Canright on the Ugly in Engineering.
- Hispanic Robert Canright on How to Prepare for Engineering.
In the last video I recommended young people read books. I only mentioned recreational books. But there are some books about engineering that are entertaining or educational. Here is a short list.
- The Soul of A New Machine by Tracy Kidder. This is an outstanding book that gives an insider's view of how a new computer is designed
- Getting Sued and Other Tales of the Engineering Life by Richard Meehan. This book is published by MIT Press and MIT is one of the premier engineering schools
- The Existential Pleasures of Engineering, 2nd Edition by Samuel C. Florman.
The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, 2nd Edition by Frederick P. Brooks Jr. Here is a link to an obituary of a successful engineer: Harold Chestnut, The accomplishments and life of Harold Chestnut, 1917-2001. This webpage on Dr. Chestnut has a couple of interesting videos. This is worth reading and viewing. He was an electrical engineer. He also wrote a couple of books on systems engineering. Not many engineers are this successful, but it gives you an idea of how much can be done in an engineering career. On the right hand side of this web page is a list of accomplished engineers, dozens of them, and there is a hyper-link to each on. Thomas Edison is on the list! This set of web pages is maintained by the Edison Tech Center.
If you are a young person thinking about engineering, I hope my videos are helpful to you.