The Industrial Relations of Science: Chemical Engineering at MIT, 1900-1939

  title={The Industrial Relations of Science: Chemical Engineering at MIT, 1900-1939},
  author={J. W. Servos},
  pages={531 - 549}
  • J. W. Servos
  • Published 1980
  • Sociology
  • Isis
  • THE CREATION OF INSTITUTIONS for the direct application of scientific theory and methods to industrial problems has been a prominent aspect of the development of science during the past century. From the 1870s business firms in Germany began to use significant numbers of scientists for more than such limited purposes as quality control; science became essential to the product and process innovation upon which entire industries depended. ' By 1900 in Germany and by 1920 in America, businessmen… CONTINUE READING
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