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What Went Wrong

Investigating The Worst Man-made And Natural Disasters

By William Hayes

Combining original reporting with dramatic photographs and detailed illustrations, Popular Mechanics looks at the science behind the most devastating events of the past 100 years—including San Francisco’s 7.8 earthquake in 1906, the Gulf oil spill, the Apollo 13 Space Mission, and Hurricane Katrina’s devastating landfall near New Orleans. Plus, each chapter includes practical advice on surviving disasters, from industrial accidents to deadly tsunamis.
Coverage spans from 1900 to today, and includes:
Earthquakes   •  Volcanic Eruptions  •  Fires  •  Blizzards and Avalanches  •  Tornadoes  •  Hurricanes  •  Floods  •  Aviation and Space Disasters  •  Shipwrecks  •  Industrial Accidents  •  Transportation catastrophes

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9781588165459


Format: Book
Author: Hayes, William
Title: What went wrong : investigating the worst man-made and natural disasters / William Hayes.
Publisher Date: New York : Hearst Books, c2011.
Subject: Natural disasters Disasters Accidents
Isbn: 9781588165459 1588165450
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System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: 904.5 Hay
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Bib Id: 356441

Format: Book
Author: Hayes, William
Title: What went wrong : investigating the worst man-made and natural disasters / William Hayes.
Publisher, Date: New York : Hearst Books, c2011.
Description: 239 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 25 cm.
Subjects: Natural disasters
Subjects: Disasters
Subjects: Accidents
Other Title: Popular mechanics what went wrong
Notes: "Popular mechanics."
Notes: Includes index.
LCCN: 2010028947
ISBN: 9781588165459
ISBN: 1588165450
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Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: 904.5 Hay