To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design. Henry Petroski

To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design


To.Engineer.Is.Human.The.Role.of.Failure.in.Successful.Design.pdf
ISBN: 0679734163,9780679734161 | 269 pages | 7 Mb




To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design Henry Petroski
Publisher: Vintage




One should remember the lesson drawn by Henri Petroski (author of the Pencil an To Engineer is Human) that success leads to a lowering of standards and failure leads to an raising of standards. The work continues a theme from other books he's published, such as “Success through Failure: The Paradox of Design” in 2006 and “To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design” in 1992. The last post about "The Evolution of Useful Things" reminded me about another of Petroski's books that I read some years ago: "To Engineer is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design". BUY WITH CONFIDENCE, Over one million books sold! To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design Small Talk Big Results: Chit Chat Your Way to Success . The KC Hyatt walkway collapse is the opening topic of that book. Other interesting reading on this general topic is Henry Petroski's To Engineer is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design. ISBN13: 9780679734161; Condition: New; Notes: BRAND NEW FROM PUBLISHER! Henry Petroski is a professor of civil engineering and history at Duke University. To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design. His first book, To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design, appeared in 1985.

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