Success through failure

the paradox of design

By Petroski, Henry

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ISBN
978-0-69112-225-0
Publisher
Princeton, N.J. ; Princeton University Press, c2006.


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Reviewed on March 15, 2006

This is a book about human nature in design settings and its role in the development of products and our built environment. Petroski (Evolution of Useful Things ), a highly praised and popular engineering writer, draws on his body of work to pull together his knowledge of the relationship between success and failure in engineering design. Ingenuity is explored as a pe...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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