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The Resource Catastrophe! : great engineering failure--and success, by Fred Bortz ; illustrations by Gary Tong

Catastrophe! : great engineering failure--and success, by Fred Bortz ; illustrations by Gary Tong

Label
Catastrophe! : great engineering failure--and success
Title
Catastrophe!
Title remainder
great engineering failure--and success
Statement of responsibility
by Fred Bortz ; illustrations by Gary Tong
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This title in the Scientific American mysteries of science series presents some spectacular engineering failures and what was learned in their aftermath
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bortz, Fred
Dewey number
620
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TA149
LC item number
.B67 1995
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Tong, Gary
Series statement
Scientific American mysteries of science
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Challenger (Spacecraft)
  • Engineering
  • System failures (Engineering)
  • Challenger (Spacecraft)
  • Accidents
  • Engineering
  • System failures (Engineering)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Catastrophe! : great engineering failure--and success, by Fred Bortz ; illustrations by Gary Tong
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Obeying Murphy's law -- Dance of death -- Gertie's last gallop -- Unhappy landings -- Countdown to disaster -- Fission with melted rods -- Who turned out the lights? -- Respecting the power of failure
Control code
31289825
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
80 p.
Isbn
9780716765387
Lccn
94037774
Note
  • UMSL: Jean Craighead George Children's Science Collection.
  • UMSL:UMSL copy 3 is signed and inscribed by author.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)31289825
Label
Catastrophe! : great engineering failure--and success, by Fred Bortz ; illustrations by Gary Tong
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Obeying Murphy's law -- Dance of death -- Gertie's last gallop -- Unhappy landings -- Countdown to disaster -- Fission with melted rods -- Who turned out the lights? -- Respecting the power of failure
Control code
31289825
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
80 p.
Isbn
9780716765387
Lccn
94037774
Note
  • UMSL: Jean Craighead George Children's Science Collection.
  • UMSL:UMSL copy 3 is signed and inscribed by author.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)31289825

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