John Muir's repair manual and a classic Volkswagen Beetle

Zen and the art of Bug repair

John Muir (the Berkeley civil engineering grad, not the naturalist) self-published How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive, AKA "The Idiot's Guide," almost half a century ago, gaining a cult following among hippies and their ilk that has kept the book in print to this day.

Topics: Civil engineering, Alumni