Petrosky

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Philosophy

 

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John M

 

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September 17, 2013

 

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University

 

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Petroski uses the Hyatt Regency's Sky Walk collapse as a prime example of how engineering advanced through tragedy. After the disaster, the first thing that engineers did was analyze how and why the skywalk had fallen. Through careful analysis of the wreckage and the blueprints the investigating engineers were able to pinpoint exactly where the flaw in the design was...
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Petroski uses the Hyatt Regency's Sky Walk collapse as a prime example of how engineering advanced through tragedy. After the disaster, the first thing that engineers did was analyze how and why the skywalk had fallen. Through careful analysis of the wreckage and the blueprints the investigating engineers were able to pinpoint exactly where the flaw in the design was...
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