Film, Video Henry Petroski: 2010 National Book Festival

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Title
Henry Petroski: 2010 National Book Festival
Summary
Engineer and professor Henry Petroski speaks at the 2010 National Book Festival.
Event Date
September 25, 2010
Notes
-  Henry Petroski is the Aleksandar S. Vesic Professor of Civil Engineering and a professor of history at Duke University, where he specializes in the analysis of failure. His first of many books was "To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design." He holds a Ph.D. in theoretical and applied mechanics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a distinguished member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He has most recently written "The Essential Engineer: Why Science Alone Will Not Solve Our Global Problems" (Knopf). He lives in North Carolina and Maine.
Related Resources
2010 National Book Festival Website : http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/
Festival Video Webcasts : http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/bookfestival.php
Running Time
33 minutes, 31 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text

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