Henry Petroski

Apr. 13, 2012

Engineering for Success by Building on Failure

A new book explores why engineers should pay close attention to past failures when designing a new bridge or plane.

engineering, bridges, invention, failure, Titanic, Challenger, Columbia, design, civil engineering

Oct. 26, 2007

Building Better Bridges

Engineers have been building bridges for hundreds of years. But are better designs, techniques, and materials available today?

transportation, infrastructure, bridges

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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