Inviting Disaster James R. Chiles

ISBN: 9780061633850

Published:

ebook

368 pages


Description

Inviting Disaster  by  James R. Chiles

Inviting Disaster by James R. Chiles
| ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 368 pages | ISBN: 9780061633850 | 7.57 Mb

Combining captivating storytelling with eye-opening findings, Inviting Disaster delves inside some of historys worst catastrophes in order to show how increasingly smart systems leave us wide open to human tragedy.Weaving a dramatic narrativeMoreCombining captivating storytelling with eye-opening findings, Inviting Disaster delves inside some of historys worst catastrophes in order to show how increasingly smart systems leave us wide open to human tragedy.Weaving a dramatic narrative that explains how breakdowns in these systems result in such disasters as the chain reaction crash of the Air France Concorde to the meltdown at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station, Chiles vividly demonstrates how the battle between man and machine may be escalating beyond manageable limits -- and why we all have a stake in its outcome.Included in this edition is a special introduction providing a behind-the-scenes look at the World Trade Center catastrophe.

Combining firsthand accounts of employees escapes with an in-depth look at the structural reasons behind the towers collapse, Chiles addresses the question, Were the towers two tall heroes or structures with a fatal flaw?



Enter the sum





Related Archive Books



Related Books


Comments

Comments for "Inviting Disaster":


agrobocki.pl

©2008-2015 | DMCA | Contact us