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By the time control engineering emerged as a coherent body of knowledge and practice (during and just after WW2) professional engineering societies had existed for many decades. Since control engineering is an interdisciplinary branch of the profession, new sections devoted to control were quickly established within the various existing technical societies. In addition, some new bodies devoted specifically or primarily to control were established. This article, a revised version of a paper presented at the IEEE 2009 Conference on the History of Technical Societies, describes how control engineering as a distinct branch of engineering became represented in technical societies in a number of countries.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2010 The Institute of Measurement and Control|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Mathematics, Computing and Technology
|Depositing User:||Christopher Bissell|
|Date Deposited:||09 Sep 2010 13:52|
|Last Modified:||25 Feb 2016 13:25|
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