Pushing the limits

new adventures in engineering

By Petroski, Henry

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ISBN
978-1-40004-051-3
Publisher
New York : Knopf, 2004.


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Reviewed on August 15, 2004

Petroski (civil engineering & history, Duke Univ.) emphasizes feats of structural engineering in this collection of essays from American Scientist . He makes a case for the art of engineering, especially as embodied by large-scale projects like bridges, spanning several centuries around the globe. Besides the Tower of London and the Guggenheim Mu...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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