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To engineer is human

Author: Henry Petroski; Films Incorporated.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Distributed in the USA by Films Inc., ©1987.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses engineering structural design and some historic failures.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Petroski; Films Incorporated.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
OCLC Number: 22724400
Notes: Released by Films Inc. in 1990.
A segment from the British television program: Horizon.
Credits: Cameramen, Godfrey Johnson ... [et al.] ; editor, Robin Brightwell ; film editor, Liz Tennent ; videotape editor, Mike Thomas ; music, Malcolm Clarke.
Performer(s): Henry Petroski.
Description: 1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Horizon (Television program)
Responsibility: Films Incorporated presents a BBC TV production ; producer, Alec Nisbett ; written & presented by Henry Petroski.

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Discusses engineering structural design and some historic failures.

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