Technology Assessment

  • M. F. McKneally
  • A. F. Pierre
  • H. Troidl

Abstract

Technology is the domain of knowledge that includes devices, instruments, the industrial arts, and engineering. The term is sometimes expanded to include the organization of resources or systems by which social groups provide themselves with the material objects of their civilization.

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  • M. F. McKneally
  • A. F. Pierre
  • H. Troidl

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