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10 books about engineering

Pick up one of these featured titles on engineering in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on engineering. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

The Art of Doing Science and Engineering: Learning to Learn by Richard W. Hamming

Category: Computers & Technology

This book was published last year by Stripe Press and takes approximately 14.4 hours to read.

The Way Things Work Now by David Macaulay

Category: Computers & Technology

This book was published 5 years ago by HMH Books for Young Readers and takes approximately 13.3 hours to read.

Mechanical Engineering for Makers: A Hands-on Guide to Designing and Making Physical Things by Brian Bunnell

Category: Computers & Technology

This book was published last year by Make Community, LLC and takes approximately 7.7 hours to read.

Awesome Science Experiments for Kids: 100+ Fun STEM / STEAM Projects and Why They Work (Awesome STEAM Activities for Kids) by Crystal Chatterton

Category: Chemistry

This book was published 3 years ago by Rockridge Press and takes approximately 8.5 hours to read.

Bridges: A History of the World's Most Spectacular Spans by Judith Dupré

Category: Bridges

This book was published 4 years ago by Black Dog & Leventhal and takes approximately 5.9 hours to read.

The Science of Supercars: The Technology that Powers the Greatest Cars in the World by Martin Roach

Category: History

This book was published 3 years ago by Firefly Books and takes approximately 7.5 hours to read.

Engineering for Teens: A Beginner's Book for Aspiring Engineers by Pamela McCauley PhD

Category: Leadership & Motivation

This book was published this year by Rockridge Press and takes approximately 4.7 hours to read.

Existential Pleasures 2Ed P (Thomas Dunne Book) by Samuel Florman

Category: Engineering

This book was published 25 years ago by Griffin and takes approximately 7.6 hours to read.

How Cars Work by Tom Newton

Category: Repair & Maintenance

This book was published 22 years ago by Black Apple Pr and takes approximately 3.2 hours to read.

Bridges and Tunnels: Investigate Feats of Engineering with 25 Projects (Build It Yourself) by Donna Latham

Category: Architecture

This book was published 9 years ago by Nomad Press and takes approximately 4.3 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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