The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632863618
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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.

Success Through Failure

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400889685
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Success through Failure--which will fascinate anyone intrigued by design, including engineers, architects, and designers themselves--concludes by speculating on when we can expect the next major bridge failure to occur, and the kind of ...

Principles Of Public And Private Infrastructure Delivery

Author: John B. Miller
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780792372011
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America's historical infrastructure experience also confirms a variety of different
roles for the public and private sectors over the years. Depending on the situation
, the government's interest has fluctuated between "direct control" and "general
regulation." On other occasions, the government's focus has fluctuated between "
public" and "private" ownership. The strategy for deployment of new technologies
has fluctuated between "exclusive" and "non-exclusive" rights. These fluctuations
in ...


Author: Aristoteles (Aristo)
ISBN: 9789751415967
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National Infrastructure Council Act Of 1990

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States and localities to finance important public proects with. American history
has shown that the very essence of the American experience is a striving to make
a better life, to build, and to leave behind more than we found when we arrived. In
recent years, not only have ... won't even approach the critical nature of the future
crisis if remedial actions are not taken now. America's population is expected to ...