Popular Mechanics What Went Wrong: Investigating the Worst Man-made and Natural Disasters

by William Hayes

Hearst | August 22, 2013 | Hardcover

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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

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 240 pages, 9.25 × 7.38 × 0.98 in

Published: August 22, 2013

Publisher: Hearst

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1588165450

ISBN - 13: 9781588165459

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Popular Mechanics What Went Wrong: Investigating the Worst Man-made and Natural Disasters

by William Hayes

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 240 pages, 9.25 × 7.38 × 0.98 in

Published: August 22, 2013

Publisher: Hearst

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1588165450

ISBN - 13: 9781588165459

About the Book

Combining original reporting with dramatic photographs and detailed illustrations, "Popular Mechanics" presents a look at the science behind the most devastating events in 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. Each chapter includes a fact-filled section with practical advice on surviving various disasters, natural and manmade.

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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

About the Author

POPULAR MECHANICS inspires, instructs, and influences nine million curious minds that read the magazine every month. It features the latest breakthroughs and innovations in science and technology.
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