Remaking the World: Adventures in Engineering

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Remaking the World: Adventures in Engineering - Petroski, Henry

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 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, ...

Remaking the World: Adventures in Engineering 1998, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375700248

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Remaking the World: Adventures in Engineering 1997, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375400414

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