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When technology fails : significant technological disasters, accidents, and failures of the twentieth century

Author: Neil Schlager
Publisher: Detroit : Gale Research, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses aircraft, airships, automobiles, bridges, buildings and other structures, chemical and environmental disasters, dams, medical disasters, nuclear plants, ships, spacecraft, and submarine disasters.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Cas, Études de
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
When technology fails.
Detroit : Gale Research, ©1994
(OCoLC)606544242
Online version:
When technology fails.
Detroit : Gale Research, ©1994
(OCoLC)607851399
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Schlager
ISBN: 0810389088 9780810389083
OCLC Number: 29315606
Description: xxxvi, 659 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Aircraft --
Airships --
Automobiles --
Bridges --
Buildings and other structures --
Chemical and environmental disasters --
Dams --
Medical disasters --
Nuclear plants --
Ships --
Spacecraft --
Submarines.
Other Titles: Significant technological disasters, accidents, and failures of the twentieth century
Responsibility: edited by Neil Schlager ; foreword by Henry Petroski.

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Discusses aircraft, airships, automobiles, bridges, buildings and other structures, chemical and environmental disasters, dams, medical disasters, nuclear plants, ships, spacecraft, and submarine disasters.

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