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The Resource To forgive design : understanding failure, Henry Petroski

To forgive design : understanding failure, Henry Petroski

Label
To forgive design : understanding failure
Title
To forgive design
Title remainder
understanding failure
Statement of responsibility
Henry Petroski
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that failures in structural engineering are not necessarily due to the physical design of the structures, but instead a misunderstanding of how cultural and socioeconomic constraints would affect the structures
Writing style
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10115786
Cataloging source
DLC
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Petroski, Henry
Dewey number
620/.00452
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TA169.5
LC item number
.P48 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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System failures (Engineering)
Target audience
adult
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understanding failure
Label
To forgive design : understanding failure, Henry Petroski
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
By way of concrete examples -- Things happen -- Designed to fail -- Mechanics of failure -- A repeating problem -- The old and the new -- Searching for a cause -- The obligation of an engineer -- Before, during, and after the fall -- Legal matters -- Back-seat designers -- Houston, you have a problem -- Without a leg to stand on -- History and failure
Control code
846230
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780674065840
Lccn
2011044194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780674065840
Label
To forgive design : understanding failure, Henry Petroski
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
By way of concrete examples -- Things happen -- Designed to fail -- Mechanics of failure -- A repeating problem -- The old and the new -- Searching for a cause -- The obligation of an engineer -- Before, during, and after the fall -- Legal matters -- Back-seat designers -- Houston, you have a problem -- Without a leg to stand on -- History and failure
Control code
846230
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780674065840
Lccn
2011044194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780674065840

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