Henry Petroski

c. January 1, 2000 - Present Professor, Civil Engineering, Duke University Videos: 3 c. January 1, 1999 - Present Professor, History Department, Duke University Videos: 1

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    The Road Taken

    Henry Petroski talked about his book The Road Taken: The History and future of America’s Infrastructure, in which he provides a history…

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    To Forgive Design

    Henry Petroski talked about his book, To Forgive Design: Understanding Failure, in which he discusses the role of engineers in our…

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    The Essential Engineer

    Henry Petroski talked about his book The Essential Engineer: Why Science Alone Will Not Solve Our Global Problems (Knopf, 2010).…

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    The Book on the Book Shelf

    Mr. Petroski talked about his book, The Book on the Bookshelf, published by Knopf. He examined the history of the written…

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