The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: 9781632863621
Size: 41.78 MB
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Acclaimed engineer and historian Henry Petroski explores our core infrastructure from both historical and contemporary perspectives, explaining how essential their maintenance is to America's economic health.

The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632863618
Size: 31.59 MB
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Acclaimed engineer and historian Henry Petroski explores our core infrastructure from both historical and contemporary perspectives, explaining how essential their maintenance is to America's economic health.

The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: 9781632863607
Size: 19.15 MB
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In The Road Taken, acclaimed historian Henry Petroski explores our core infrastructure from historical and contemporary perspectives and explains how essential their maintenance is to America’s economic health.

Too Big To Fall

Author: Barry B. LePatner
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 0984497803
Size: 63.40 MB
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A comprehensive overview of the shocking state of our nation's infrastructure and what must be done to fix it

Divided Highways

Author: Tom Lewis
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 0801467837
Size: 55.59 MB
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In this updated edition of Divided Highways, Lewis brings his story of the Interstate system up to date, concluding with Boston's troubled and yet triumphant Big Dig project, the growing antipathy for big federal infrastructure projects, ...

The Big Roads

Author: Earl Swift
Publisher: HMH
ISBN: 054754913X
Size: 16.68 MB
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From the speed demon who inspired a primitive web of dirt auto trails to the largely forgotten technocrats who planned the system years before Ike reached the White House to the city dwellers who resisted the concrete juggernaut when it ...

Infrastructure

Author: Brett M. Frischmann
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0199895651
Size: 10.18 MB
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The book links infrastructure, a particular set of resources defined in terms of the manner in which they create value, with commons, a resource management principle by which a resource is shared within a community.

To Forgive Design

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674065433
Size: 57.60 MB
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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.

The American Highway

Author: William Kaszynski
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786408221
Size: 68.38 MB
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Minnesota-based writer and photographer Kazynski traces the transformation of the US from a network of places connected by rutted wagon trails to a maze of highways connected to other highways.