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The Engines of Our Ingenuity is a radio program that tells the story of how our culture is formed by human creativity. Written and hosted by John Lienhard and other contributors, it is heard nationally on Public Radio and produced by KUHF-FM Houston. Among other features, this web site houses the transcripts for every episode heard since the show's inception in 1988.

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Recent Engines-Related Books

How Invention Begins: Echoes of Old Voices in the Rise of New Machines.
by John H. Lienhard

Oxford University Press,
Available in June, 2006

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Inventing Modern:
Growing up with X-Rays, Skyscrapers, and Tailfins

by John H. Lienhard, Oxford University Press, 2000.
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The Engines of Our Ingenuity:
An Engineer Looks at Technology and Culture

by John H. Lienhard,
Oxford University Press, 2003.
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A Heat Transfer Textbook
by John H. Lienhard IV
and John H. Lienhard V
Phlogiston Press, 2006.
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Statistical Thermodynamics
by Chang-lin Tien
and John H. Lienhard
Click here for free download, 65 Mb. Copyright John H. Lienhard, 2010.

The Engines of Our Ingenuity is Copyright © 1988-2010 by John H. Lienhard.