Engineering in Perspective: Lessons for a Successful Career

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Tony Ridley

Year 2017
Pages 340
Publisher World Scientific Publishing Europe Ltd
Language en
ISBN 9781786342270
File Size 58.93 MB
File Format PDF
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Ridley's career case-studies include his time as first Director General of the Tyne & Wear Passenger Transport Executive and working on the creation of the Metro; first Managing Director of the Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway; Chairman and Managing Director of London Underground; the development of the Docklands Light Railway; and working through the trauma of the Kings Cross fire. As Professor of Transport Engineering at Imperial College London, Ridley was involved in national and international engineering bodies, including President of the Institution of Civil Engineers. The book contains papers from this time that develop the concept of the 'breadth of engineering'.