E–pub/Pdf [To Forgive Design] author Henry Petroski

  • Hardcover
  • 432
  • To Forgive Design
  • Henry Petroski
  • English
  • 15 October 2020
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Read & download ì To Forgive Design È PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free S bridge collapse and the toppling of a massive Shanghai apartment building in 2009 to Boston’s prolonged Big Dig and the 2010 Gulf oil spill These avoidable disasters reveal the interdependency of people and machines within systems whose complex behavior was undreamt of by their designers until it was too late Petroski shows that even the simplest technology is embedded in cultural and socioeconomic constraints complications and contradictionsFailure t. The case studies presented have been discussed elsewhere in comparable detail with similar conclusions Aside from the author s tales of his own past there was little in the way of original insight

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Read & download ì To Forgive Design È PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free When planes crash bridges collapse and automobile gas tanks explode we are uick to blame poor design But Henry Petroski says we must look beyond design for causes and corrections Known for his masterly explanations of engineering successes and failures Petroski here takes his analysis a step further to consider the larger context in which accidents occurIn To Forgive Design he surveys some of the most infamous failures of our time from the 2007 Minneapoli. I got this from the library with the intent of gleaning a few tidbits for a class assignment I ended up reading the whole thing and not using any tidbits The book gives good historical accounts of several engineering catastrophes and their human interfaces while highlighting the value of failure

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Read & download ì To Forgive Design È PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free O imagine the possibility of failure is the most profound mistake engineers can make Software developers realized this early on and looked outside their young field to structural engineering as they sought a historical perspective to help them identify their own potential mistakes By explaining the interconnectedness of technology and culture and the dangers that can emerge from complexity Petroski demonstrates that we would all do well to follow their le. Reading this made me appreciate that things don t fail often than they do A bridge or space shuttle or parking garage or de icing boot on an airplane is a complex system it may have been built with redundant safety tolerances but one shoddy material or one sub contractor who didn t pour the concrete properly or an addition that added different stresses or an increase in use or an environmental factor heatcoldsalt water corrosion or a new way of using it or some repairs made with a new materialand it breaks Petroski examines how engineers learn from the process of breaks designing things that avoid fatalities and damage through managed failures testing and designing safety tolerances attempting to have designs carried out in transparent and safe construction practices the national characters of British Canadian and American Engineering codes of ethics and the studies made of catastrophic failures like the I 35 bridge collapse in Minneapolis Barbie My First Pony bridge or space shuttle or parking garage or de icing Every Mans Bible NLT boot on an airplane is a complex system it may have Curious Minds How a Child Becomes a Scientist been Blessing the Bridge What Animals Teach Us About Death Dyingand Beyond built with redundant safety tolerances 토지 but one shoddy material or one sub contractor who didn t pour the concrete properly or an addition that added different stresses or an increase in use or an environmental factor heatcoldsalt water corrosion or a new way of using it or some repairs made with a new materialand it Land 토지 1 breaks Petroski examines how engineers learn from the process of Concepts in Abstract Algebra BrooksCole Series in Advanced Mathematics breaks designing things that avoid fatalities and damage through managed failures testing and designing safety tolerances attempting to have designs carried out in transparent and safe construction practices the national characters of British Canadian and American Engineering codes of ethics and the studies made of catastrophic failures like the I 35 Followers of Fashion Graphic Satires from the Georgian Period bridge collapse in Minneapolis