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Why Things Break presents seldom-heard views on several human ordeals, from the development of mankind's first technologies to the Challenger disaster. Read morePublished 20 months ago by T. Wilson
Great book, wonderful insights. I would even go as far as saying it is a must read for readers who seek the an understanding of physical realities.Published 21 months ago by Jesse
This book's only weakness (as other reviewers have pointed out) is that it should have diagrams at certain points where things can become a bit jargony. Read morePublished on August 19, 2013 by ksci
This book reminds me of some of the best physics, mathematics, and chemistry professors I've had. The author rambles a lot before getting to the point of each chapter, but I find... Read morePublished on April 23, 2013 by WJPII
This book contains a few interesting interludes, but keeps coming back to the author's personal history. Read morePublished on February 7, 2011 by Daniel Dolan
I can't say enough positive things about this book. It should be required reading for all engineering students graduating, and I encouraged students to read it when I was teaching... Read morePublished on November 17, 2008 by Bryce
This book has several interesting bits, such as the development of Corelle or why the Titanic sank. However, I was not very interested in the author's description of his career... Read morePublished on September 29, 2008 by Jason A