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Engineering Disasters

Lessons to be Learned

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Published by Professional Engineering Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Engineering: general,
  • History of engineering & technology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8626886M
    ISBN 101860584594
    ISBN 109781860584596

    Engineering is an essential part of the modern world -- we wouldn't have things like roads without it -- but it can cause dangerous situations when things go wrong. This series takes a look at what happened to cause some of history's most notorious engineering accidents. From a stage collapse that killed seven people to an airplane that split in half in midair, the hourlong show goes inside. "It is impossible to make anything foolproof, because fools are so ingenious."-- Robert Heinlein The question of whether engineers could have foreseen the shortcut maintenance procedures that led to the crash of American Airlines Flight in will probably linger .

    Engineering Disasters 20 | tv-pg In March of , the BP Refinery in Texas City, Texas, suffered a series of explosions that decimated a large portion of the facility and killed Memorable disasters inspire modern experiments. The author of The Book of Wildly Spectacular Sports Science () offers this lively presentation of descriptions, explanations, and simple experiments that demonstrate the problems that caused 20 engineering zed chronologically from the collapse of the Colossus of Rhodes in BCE to London’s “Fryscraper” built in

    1. ’s DC Disasters. In , after a string of numerous malfunctions including door issues, DCs (all series) around the world were grounded following the crash of American Airlines Flight Flight lost its number one wing engine after taking off from O’Hare International Airport in . The Book of Massively Epic Engineering Disasters: 33 Thrilling Experiments Based on History’s Greatest Blunders Sean Connolly. Workman, $ (p) ISBN


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