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By Henry Petroski

ISBN-10: 0521461081

ISBN-13: 9780521461085

ISBN-10: 0521466490

ISBN-13: 9780521466493

Creation -- Paconius and the pedestal for Apollo : a paradigm of errors in conceptual layout -- Vitruvius's auger and Galileo's bones : paradigms of limits to measurement in layout -- Galileo and the marble column : a paradigm of a layout switch for the more severe -- Galileo's affirmation of a fake speculation : a paradigm of logical errors in layout -- The layout and cave in of the Dee Bridge : a paradigm of luck covering mistakes -- The Britannia tubular bridge : a paradigm of tunnel imaginative and prescient in layout -- Failure as a resource of engineering judgment : John Roebling as a paradigmatic dressmaker -- The layout weather for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge : a paradigm of the selective use of historical past -- historical bridge disasters and caveats for destiny designs -- end

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