Automation in Theory and Practice, a course of Lectures organized in Oxford. E. M. Hugh-Jones.

Automation in Theory and Practice, a course of Lectures organized in Oxford.

Basil Blackwell, Oxford 1956, first edition; 140 pages, Index.

Condition: Very Good small blue hardcover in Very Good red and tan dustjacket illustrated with a redbrick wall and title across it as graffiti. Light shelfwear, binding is sound and secure, pages clean.

Keywords: Automation in Theory and Practice, automation in the 1950s, history of automation, effect of automation on office workers

Price: $8.00

Item Description

'Automation, along with atomic energy, is the main technological development thought likely to transform the industrial future of this country...' (from the jacket flap)

Includes -- The Scientific Basis (Macmillan); Automation in Engineering Production (Woollard); The Trade Union Approach to Automation (Nicholas); Administrative Applications of Automation (Spencer); Social Applications of Automation (Aryle); Automation today 1956 (Hugh-Jones)

Appendices include Typical work of an Adminstrative office; Simplified Description of a Computer. Also includes a Further Reading List annotating a few pages of books and trade journals then of interest in the field.