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Author Pfatteicher, Sarah K. A., 1968- author.

Title Lessons amid the rubble : an introduction to post-disaster engineering and ethics / Sarah K.A. Pfatteicher.

Publication Info. Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (193 pages) : illustrations.
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Series Johns Hopkins introductory studies in the history of technology
Johns Hopkins introductory studies in the history of technology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-175) and index.
Contents "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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Structural failures.
Disasters -- Research -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Structural engineering.
Disaster relief.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Pfatteicher, Sarah K. A. Lessons amid the rubble : an introduction to post-disaster engineering and ethics. Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010 186 pages ; 23 cm. Johns Hopkins introductory studies in the history of technology 9780801897191 (OCoLC)ocn503307327
ISBN 9780801897191 (hardcover : alk. paper)
080189719X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780801897207 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0801897203 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780801899508 (e-book)

 
    
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