The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632863618
Size: 78.64 MB
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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.

The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: 9781632863621
Size: 34.47 MB
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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.

The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: 9781632863607
Size: 34.73 MB
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In The Road Taken, acclaimed historian Henry Petroski explores our core infrastructure from historical and contemporary perspectives and explains how essential their maintenance is to America's economic health.

Too Big To Fall

Author: Barry B. LePatner
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 0984497803
Size: 55.81 MB
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A comprehensive overview of the shocking state of our nation's infrastructure and what must be done to fix it

A Corporate Tragedy

Author: Barbara Marsh
Publisher: Doubleday Books
ISBN:
Size: 32.47 MB
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In an examination of the disastrous fall of International Harvester Company, this book details the powerful forces that have undermined American industry and the dizzying succession of management blunders that are being repeated throughout ...

Rust

Author: Jonathan Waldman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451691599
Size: 30.42 MB
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An environmental journalist traces the historical war against rust, revealing how rust-related damage costs more than all other natural disasters combined and how it is combated by industrial workers, the government, universities and ...

Infrastructure

Author: Brett M. Frischmann
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0199895651
Size: 40.18 MB
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The book links infrastructure, a particular set of resources defined in terms of the manner in which they create value, with commons, a resource management principle by which a resource is shared within a community.

The Pencil

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: 0679734155
Size: 63.66 MB
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Analyzes the common pencil, citing it as an example of engineering excellence, looks at its origins and the history of its production, and provides reasons for its survival into the computer age