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NATS 1840 Lecture 11 – Science and Engineering In Industry - 18 th century, craft production, manufacturing, science, engineers - Science and industry (electrical and chemical) Noble’s Analysis of Science and Industry - Late 19 th / early 20 th century, science, new products, production methods, efficiencies - Theoretical science and applied science, shift of interest over century - Capitalists, publications, university contacts, R+D laboratories, science for profit, efficiency - Science based industry in US, chemistry and physics (electricity) - Scientific R+D long and expensive, excess capital, traditional manufacturing profits, financial speculation, Industrial consolidation (vertical integration) - Beyond resources of individual entrepreneur - Family owned industries, large corporations, diverse products, consolidation - 1920’s: 500+ mergers in chemical & electrical industries - small number of large companies dominant: Dow, Union Carbide, Dupont - Wide range of products: Union Carbide: carbon, alloys, oxyacetylene, liquid gas, bakelite and plastics, Dupont explosives, gasoline, and automobile applications
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course NATS 1800 taught by Professor Jfdksoa during the Spring '11 term at York University.

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