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Leave it to Henry Petroski to explain soil mechanics by way of a game of "rock, scissors, paper" and to clarify the fundamental principles of ...Show synopsisLeave it to Henry Petroski to explain soil mechanics by way of a game of "rock, scissors, paper" and to clarify the fundamental principles of engineering through the spokes of a Ferris wheel. This new collection of informative and diverting essays picks up where "The Pencil, The Evolution of Useful Things" and "Engineers of Dreams" left off, elucidating the role of engineers in shaping our environment in countless ways, big and small.Hide synopsis
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