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Industrial engineering in Spain, the challenge of a new liberal profession in the nineteenth century
Roca Rosell, Antoni Maria Claret
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Matemàtica Aplicada I; Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. GRHCT - Grup de Recerca d´Història de la Ciència i de la Tècnica
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 century gave lit tle autonomy to the engineering schools, and this was a major difference from the French ones
Àrees temàtiques de la UPC::Ensenyament i aprenentatge
Industrial engineering
nineteenth century
State Corps
engineering school autonomy
technical professions
Enginyeria -- Ensenyament -- S. XIX
Enginyeria -- Ensenyament -- Catalunya
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