The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632863618
Size: 51.85 MB
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Acclaimed engineer and historian Henry Petroski explores our core infrastructure from both historical and contemporary perspectives, explaining how essential their maintenance is to America's economic health.

The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: 9781632863621
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Acclaimed engineer and historian Henry Petroski explores our core infrastructure from both historical and contemporary perspectives, explaining how essential their maintenance is to America's economic health.

The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: 9781632863607
Size: 35.44 MB
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In The Road Taken, acclaimed historian Henry Petroski explores our core infrastructure from historical and contemporary perspectives and explains how essential their maintenance is to America's economic health.

Too Big To Fall

Author: Barry B. LePatner
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 0984497803
Size: 51.31 MB
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A comprehensive overview of the shocking state of our nation's infrastructure and what must be done to fix it

Atomic Awakening A New Look At The History And Future Of Nuclear Power

Author: James Mahaffey
Publisher: Pegasus Books
ISBN: 1605982032
Size: 15.89 MB
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Outlining nuclear energy's discovery and applications throughout history, Mahaffey's brilliant and accessible book is essential to understanding the astounding phenomenon of nuclear power in an age where renewable energy and climate change ...

The Real Coke The Real Story

Author: Thomas Oliver
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0804151318
Size: 56.71 MB
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Thomas Oliver goes inside the Coca-Cola Company to examine one of the most fascinating episodes in the history of American business in this cautionary tale of corporate decision making.

A Corporate Tragedy

Author: Barbara Marsh
Publisher: Doubleday Books
ISBN:
Size: 77.76 MB
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In an examination of the disastrous fall of International Harvester Company, this book details the powerful forces that have undermined American industry and the dizzying succession of management blunders that are being repeated throughout ...

Infrastructure

Author: Brett M. Frischmann
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0199895651
Size: 54.55 MB
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The book links infrastructure, a particular set of resources defined in terms of the manner in which they create value, with commons, a resource management principle by which a resource is shared within a community.

Soap Opera

Author: Alecia Swasy
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671897810
Size: 12.25 MB
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A reporter investigates Procter & Gamble, the thirteenth largest company in the U.S., revealing painful facts about a control-obsessed corporation not afraid to bend the rules for its own benefit

The Pencil

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: 0679734155
Size: 56.97 MB
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Analyzes the common pencil, citing it as an example of engineering excellence, looks at its origins and the history of its production, and provides reasons for its survival into the computer age