1.2.2 Content

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References

Basalla, G. (1988) The Evolution of Technology, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.
Baylis, T. (2000) Clock This: My Life as an Inventor, London, Headline.
Bell, D. (1988) ‘The third technological revolution and its possible socio-economic consequences’ (third annual faculty lecture), Salford, University of Salford.
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5.3 The systems engineering methodology used in the course

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  • the technology development system that provides new or modified technology for the other systems
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