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Engineering the Everyday and the Extraordinary: Milestones in Innovation

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ASME
ASME
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ISBN:
9780791860489
No. of Pages:
192
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2015

Food is one of our primary concerns: growing it, preserving it, packaging it and cooking it are all imperative for survival. More efficient methods for growing and preserving food coupled with innovative ways to package, cook, and consume it have resulted in better nutrition and reduced levels of hunger. Thanks to the innovations of many engineers, we're taller and healthier than our ancestors.

Frozen Foods: Staying Fresh in the Freezer
Pop-Top Aluminum Can: A User-Friendly Beverage Container
Solar Cookers: Saving the Earth with Every Meal
Can Opener: Spurring the Use of the Tin Can
Combine Harvester: A More Efficient Way to Reap What We Sow
Crawler Tractor: “The Caterpillar”
Canning Food: An Airtight Preservation Method
Anupam Pathak: Developer of Tremor-Canceling Utensils
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