TITLE

The fallible engineer

AUTHOR(S)
Beder, Sharon
PUB. DATE
November 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;11/2/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1793, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the concerns of Australian engineers over the criminal prosecution of their colleagues for the collapse of a railway embankment near the coastal town of Coledale in New South Wales in April 1988. Implications of the prosecution for the practice and the cost of engineering services; Deaths and damage to property caused by the collapse; Other accidents attributed to the quality of engineering work.
ACCESSION #
10560091

 

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