The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632863618
Size: 39.74 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
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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: 79.25 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: 12.50 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

The American Highway

Author: William Kaszynski
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786408221
Size: 51.71 MB
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Minnesota-based writer and photographer Kazynski traces the transformation of the US from a network of places connected by rutted wagon trails to a maze of highways connected to other highways.

Rust

Author: Jonathan Waldman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451691599
Size: 31.49 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 ...

Asphalt And Politics

Author: Thomas L. Karnes
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786454679
Size: 16.83 MB
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Door To Door

Author: Edward Humes
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062372092
Size: 62.29 MB
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Advance Praise for Door To Door “So much effort goes into moving our bodies and our stuff around. And as this book makes very clear, it could be done so much better!

The Pencil

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: 0679734155
Size: 15.62 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