Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-175) and index.
"A very imperfect process" : engineering problem-solving 101 -- "Finding hope in the ruins" : a short history of engineering disasters -- "A new era" : the limits of engineering expertise in a post-9/11 world -- "Safe from every possible event" : how to strive for the impossible -- "Architectural terrorism" : why moderation matters -- "These material things" : passion and power in engineering -- Conclusion, "More time for the dreaming" : engineering curricula for the twenty-first century.
Description based on print version record.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.