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Petroski Henry

Henry Petroski is the Aleksandar S. Vesic Professor of Civil Engineering and professor of history at Duke University. His books include The Road Taken: The History and Future of America's Infrastructure and The House with Sixteen Handmade Doors: A Tale of Architectural Choice and Craftsmanship.

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Force: What It Means to Push and Pull, Slip and Grip, Start and Stop
An eminent engineer and historian tackles one of the most elemental aspects of life: how we experien...
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Success Through Failure: The Paradox of Design
Design pervades our lives. Everything from drafting a PowerPoint presentation to planning a state-of...
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To Forgive Design: Understanding Failure
When planes crash, bridges collapse, and automobile gas tanks explode, we are quick to blame poor de...
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