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- Date: 30 Jul 1997 14:48:18 GMT
"To Engineer is Human" is also a Petroski book, and excellent reading for both engineer and non-. Russ Nester, SE, GE ____________________________________ On Fri, 28 Feb 1997 21:13:47 -0800 jmccormi(--nospam--at)dnc.net (Joe McCormick) writes: >An excellent book called "To Engineer is Human" has a sound = >soft-technical explanation of the Hyatt walkway failure. The author >of = >the book escapes me at this time... > >---------- >From: Juan C. Gray[SMTP:juangray(--nospam--at)col2.telecom.com.co] >Sent: Friday, February 28, 1997 5:43 PM >To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org >Subject: Re: information request > >Gerrard McGeachy wrote: >>=20 >> I am a residence don at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. >One = >of >> my residents, in first year engineering, has been assigned a project >= >on >> the Hyatt walkway disaster. Despite diligent efforts, he has been >> unable to find very much information. If anyone could email me with >> suggested locations where he might find good technical and = >non-technical >> discussion of the disaster or similar events, it would be much >> appreciated. >>=20 >> Gerry McGeachy >> 4gm5(--nospam--at)qlink.queensu.ca >>=20 > > >There are two very good books that cover this: >-Why buildings fall down- by Mario Salvadori, and >-The role of human failure in design engineering, by Henry Petroski. > >Juan C. Gray > > > > > > --- Internet Message Header Follows --- Received: from server1.seaoc.org (bqe.com [22.214.171.124]) by host1.texramp.net (8.8.5/8.8.5) with SMTP id BAA09970 for <rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org>; Sat, 1 Mar 1997 01:45:10 -0600 (CST) Received: from x4.boston.juno.com by server1.seaoc.org (NTList 3.02.10) id qa005034; Fri, 28 Feb 1997 23:38:14 -0800 Received: (from rnester(--nospam--at)juno.com) by x4.boston.juno.com (queuemail) id CaU27105; Sat, 01 Mar 1997 02:36:07 EST To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org Date: Fri, 28 Feb 1997 23:30:09 PST Subject: Re: information request Message-ID: <19970228.233323.10271.3.rnester(--nospam--at)juno.com> References: <01BC25BC.4BB0F960(--nospam--at)e-z.net.e-z.net> X-Mailer: Juno 1.00 X-Juno-Line-Breaks: 1-4,6-74 From: rnester(--nospam--at)juno.com Reply-To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org Error-To: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-Loop: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-Info: [SEAOC] Owner: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-POP3-Rcpt: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-Sender: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org Precedence: list X-ListMember: rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org [seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org] __________________________________________________ Richard Lewis, P.E. Missionary TECH Team rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org The service mission like-minded Christian organizations may turn to for technical assistance and know-how.
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