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Title When technology fails : significant technological disasters, accidents, and failures of the twentieth century
Published Detroit : Gale Research, [1994]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  363.1 Sch/Wtf  DUE 28-02-20
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
Summary Discusses aircraft, airships, automobiles, bridges, buildings and other structures, chemical and environmental disasters, dams, medical disasters, nuclear plants, ships, spacecraft, and submarine disasters
Analysis Disasters
System failures (Engineering)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 645-647) and index
Subject Challenger (Spacecraft) -- Accidents.
Aircraft accidents.
Astronautics -- Accidents -- Case studies.
Automobiles -- Safety measures -- Case studies.
Bridge failures -- Case studies.
Building failures -- Case studies.
Chemicals -- Accidents.
Dam failures -- Case studies.
Disasters -- Case studies.
Marine accidents -- Case studies.
Medical errors -- Case studies.
Nuclear power plants -- Accidents -- Case studies.
System failures (Engineering) -- Case studies.
Author Schlager, Neil, 1966- editor
LC no. 93041874
ISBN 0810389088
Other Titles Significant technological disasters, accidents, and failures of the twentieth century