The Challenger Launch Decision

Author: Diane Vaughan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022634696X
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In a new preface, Vaughan reveals the ramifications for this book and for her when a similar decision-making process brought down NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia in 2003.

Controlling Unlawful Organizational Behavior

Author: Diane Vaughan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226851747
Size: 31.82 MB
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Diane Vaughan reconstructs the Ohio Revco case, an example of Medicaid provider fraud in which a large drugstore chain initiated a computer-generated double billing scheme that cost the state and federal government half a million dollars in ...

Seeing Like A Rover

Author: Janet Vertesi
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022615601X
Size: 19.34 MB
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With Seeing Like a Rover, Janet Vertesi takes us behind the scenes to reveal the work that goes into creating our knowledge of Mars.

Fatal Words

Author: Steven Cushing
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226132013
Size: 55.39 MB
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In Fatal Words, Steven Cushing explains how miscommunication has led to dozens of aircraft disasters, and he proposes innovative solutions for preventing them.

Aircraft Structures

Author: David J. Peery
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486485803
Size: 41.26 MB
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"Still relevant 62 years after its initial publication, this legendary reference text on aircraft stress analysis is considered the best book on the subject.

The Enigma Of The Aerofoil

Author: David Bloor
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226060934
Size: 52.29 MB
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In The Enigma of the Aerofoil, David Bloor probes a neglected aspect of this important period in the history of aviation.

Cravings

Author: Chrissy Teigen
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0718188152
Size: 36.24 MB
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Pre-order Chrissy's Cravings now . . . 'There are plenty of celebrity cookbooks out there, but Chrissy's is different . . . it's completely unfussy and accessible. She has an attitude about food that [we] can relate to.

Qigong Massage For Your Child With Autism

Author: Louisa Silva
Publisher: Singing Dragon
ISBN: 1848190700
Size: 49.26 MB
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This book teaches parents a simple qigong massage programme that has been developed specifically for the needs of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).

Truth Lies And O Rings

Author: Allan J. McDonald
Publisher:
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"--Roger D. Launius, Division of Space History, Smithsonian Institution "McDonald tells the heartbreaking tale of how he saw his words of warning ignored, and the fateful consequences of that decision.

Uncoupling

Author: Diane Vaughan
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195039108
Size: 58.40 MB
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Delineates the underlying pattern beneath every disintegrating relationship and sheds light on a number of key issues, such as why some people never psychologically separate, why counseling often fails, and why one person can sometimes take ...