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Industrial engineering in Spain, the challenge of a new liberal profession in the nineteenth century

Author
Roca, A.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Host. Journal of History of Science and Technology
Date of publication
2014-04-23
Volume
7
First page
36
Last page
51
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/26301 Open in new window
URL
http://johost.eu/vol7_spring_2013/antoni_roca_rosell.htm Open in new window
Abstract
Industrial engineering was established in Spain in 1850. Despite the initial difficulties, the profession found its role in the process of the industrialization of Spain. The industrial engineers were the first free professionals in the world of engineerin g, given that there was not a State Corps linked to them. In this sense, there are some similarities between the Spanish industrial engineers and the French Centraliens . Moreover, the educational system developed in Spain in the nineteenth ce...
Citation
Roca, A. Industrial engineering in Spain, the challenge of a new liberal profession in the nineteenth century. "Host. Journal of History of Science and Technology", 23 Abril 2014, vol. 7, p. 36-51.
Keywords
Industrial engineering, Spain, State Corps, engineering school autonomy, nineteenth century, technical professions
Group of research
GRHCT - Group of Research on History of Science and Technology

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