To Forgive Design

To Forgive Design

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Argues that failures in structural engineering are not necessarily due to the physical design of the structures, but instead a misunderstanding of how cultural and socioeconomic constraints would affect the structures.wires, the number of broken ones had a relatively small effect on the bridgea#39;s strength. ... For example, in 2010, when an engine exploded on an Airbus A380 aircraft shortly after it took off from Singapore ... Even when dealing with technical matters, it is important always to be mindful of cultural differences in language andanbsp;...

Title:To Forgive Design
Author:Henry Petroski
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 2012-04-13


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