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Title: A Challenge -Shorten The Lag Between Research And Practice
Author(s): Frank T. Sheets
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 541-548
Abstract:The time elapsing between the findings of research and their general acceptance and application by engineering practitioners is one of the great. i ll s of the engineering profession. Lack of interpretation and lack of selling of the fruits of research are advanced as the primary cause of the ill. The cure is de-pendent on a frank analysis of the existing situation, correction of present evils, and development of im-proved procedure. Discussion covers types of prac-titioners and researchers, analysis of research reports, and function of an interpreter for these reports.
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