To Engineer Is Human

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0679734163
Size: 31.56 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 465
Download Read Online
Examines the process of engineering design and explains what can be learned by studying unsuccessful designs and the reasons for their failure

To Forgive Design

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674065433
Size: 79.52 MB
Format: PDF
View: 3727
Download Read Online
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.

Invention By Design

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674463684
Size: 21.24 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 4655
Download Read Online
Presents case studies of inventions by engineers, explaining how they resolve technical difficulties, and how they make their inventions socially acceptable and economically feasible

Design Paradigms

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521466493
Size: 74.24 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 1959
Download Read Online
Clearly written, with striking illustrations, the book will appeal to engineering students, practicing engineers, historians of science and technology, and all those interested in learning about the process of design.

The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632863618
Size: 26.60 MB
Format: PDF
View: 598
Download Read Online
Acclaimed engineer and historian Henry Petroski explores our core infrastructure from both historical and contemporary perspectives, explaining how essential their maintenance is to America's economic health.

Beyond Engineering

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: St Martins Press
ISBN: 9780312077853
Size: 24.80 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 3345
Download Read Online
Essays discuss libraries, art, computers, engineering students, time, books, reading, baseball cards, the federal budget, Christmas, and the metric system

The Pencil

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
Size: 44.83 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 321
Download Read Online
Examines the pencil and the secret of its survival against today's competitors such as the pen, typewriter and today's state of the art computers

Evolution Of Useful Things

Author: Aleksandar S Vesic Professor of Civil Engineering and Professor of History Henry Petroski
Publisher: Turtleback
ISBN: 9780613913911
Size: 44.84 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 5673
Download Read Online
Petroski tells fascinating stories about the arduous processes that resulted in paper clips, Post-its, Phillips-head screwdrivers, Scotch tape, and fast-food "clamshell" containers.

Nudge Theory In Action

Author: Sherzod Abdukadirov
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319313193
Size: 21.72 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 6029
Download Read Online
Behavioral Design in Policy and Markets Sherzod Abdukadirov. 43. 44. 45. 46.
47. 48. 49. 50. ... Henry Petroski, To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in
Successful Design (New York: Vintage, 1992): viii. (“I believe that the concept of ...

U S Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board Report To The U S Congress And The Secretary Of Energy January 1 2004 To December 31 2004

Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1422349802
Size: 31.92 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 2942
Download Read Online
Ongoing projects include using case histories to understand the role of human
error and failure in engineering design as ... Dr. Petroski is the author of the book
To Engineer Is Human: the Role of Failure in Successful Design (1985) and is the