Table of contents for Success through failure : the paradox of design / Henry Petroski.

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CONTENTS
				List of Illustrations				 ix
		
 Preface 					 xi
1.	From Plato's Cave to PowerPoint 	 1
2.	Success and Failure in Design		 32
3.	Intangible Things				 63
4.	Things Small and Large			 78
5.	Building on Success			 96
6.	Stepping-stones to Super-spans		117
7.	The Historical Future			136
				Notes						164 
				Index						195

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Engineering design -- Case studies.
System failures (Engineering) -- Case studies.