Human-Made Disasters (Library Binding)

Human-Made Disasters By Steve Parker, David West Cover Image

Human-Made Disasters (Library Binding)

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Human negligence, engineering miscalculation, mechanical failure - human activity has been responsible for some of the gravest harm to people and the world. Thirteen famous disasters are featured is this fascinating book. Each one became well-known for the unique scientific process that led to the destruction, as well as for the structural changes and safety measures proposed in its aftermath. Included: - Chernobyl nuclear meltdown - sinking of the Titanic - Russian submarine Kursk explosion - Tacoma Narrows suspension bridge collapse - Hindenburg airship explosion - Twin Towers collapse.
Product Details ISBN: 9780778775751
ISBN-10: 0778775755
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication Date: November 30th, 2011
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Science of Catastrophe