Steel, Glass, and Plastics
Lecture no. 24 from the course: Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World
Taught by Professor W. Bernard Carlson | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
The engineering trends of the 20th century—economy of scale, mechanization, and scientific experimentation—were based on new materials. Dive into the world of steel, glass, and plastics and find out how these materials transformed our daily lives and our expectation of what the world should look like.