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008    051121s2006    njua     b    001 0 eng   
010    2005034126 
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020    0691122253 ((hardcover) : alk. paper) 
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050 00 TA174|b.P4739 2006 
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100 1  Petroski, Henry.|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/
       n84199397 
245 10 Success through failure :|bthe paradox of design /|cHenry 
       Petroski. 
264  1 Princeton :|bPrinceton University Press,|c[2006] 
264  4 |c©2006 
300    xii, 235 pages :|billustrations ;|c23 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-218) and 
       index. 
505 0  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. 
520    Examines many of the failed designs and inventions that 
       led to greater improvements siting as examples the 1940 
       collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and the space 
       shuttle disasters. 
650  0 Engineering design|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects
       /sh85043209|vCase studies.|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/
       subjects/sh99001484 
650  0 System failures (Engineering)|0http://id.loc.gov/
       authorities/subjects/sh85131738|vCase studies.|0http://
       id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh99001484 
655  7 Case studies.|2fast|0http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1423765 
655  7 Case studies.|2lcgft|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/
       genreForms/gf2017026140 
776 08 |iOnline version:|aPetroski, Henry.|tSuccess through 
       failure.|dPrinceton : Princeton University Press, c2006
       |w(OCoLC)607734049. 
856 41 |3Table of contents|uhttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/
       ecip063/2005034126.html 
856 42 |3Publisher description|uhttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/
       enhancements/fy0654/2005034126-d.html 
856 42 |3Contributor biographical information|uhttp://
       catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0734/2005034126-
       b.html 
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