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Success through failure: the paradox of design
Book 2789/Completed: 9/13/2015

Author:Petroski, Henry. Henry Petroski.
Published:Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2006.
Description:xii, 235 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
LC Call No.:TA174.P4739 2006
Dewey No.:620/.0042 22
ISBN:0691122253 ((hardcover) : alk. paper)
9780691122250 ((hardcover) :alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-218) and index.
From Plato's cave to PowerPoint -- Success and failure in design -- Intangible things -- Things small and large -- Building on success -- Stepping-stones to super-spans -- The historical future.
Subjects:Engineering design -- Case studies.
System failures (Engineering) -- Case studies.
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