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A Big Dig Cost Recovery Referral: Dewey Square Air Intake Structure
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written by Gregory W. Sullivan, Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General (Boston, MA: Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General, 2005, originally published 2005), 16 page(s)
This report from the Massachusetts Inspector General presents the cost recovery findings from the Big Dig.
written by Gregory W. Sullivan, Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General (Boston, MA: Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General, 2005, originally published 2005), 16 page(s)
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Bridges: The Science and Art of the World's Most Inspiring Structures
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written by David Blockley, Oxford University Press (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2012, originally published 2010), 329 page(s)
This book explores some of the world's great bridges and the progression of modern designs.
written by David Blockley, Oxford University Press (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2012, originally published 2010), 329 page(s)
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An Engineer's View of Human Error
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written by Trevor Kletz, 1922-2013 (New York, NY: Taylor and Francis Group, 2001, originally published 2001), 281 page(s)
This book addresses some of the common human errors that lead to engineering disasters.
written by Trevor Kletz, 1922-2013 (New York, NY: Taylor and Francis Group, 2001, originally published 2001), 281 page(s)
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Horizon, Series 27, Episode 6, California Dreaming
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produced by John Lynch, 1961-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 27, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 50 mins
Los Angeles, the second largest city in the U.S., has long grappled with traffic congestion on its roadways. Despite California's strict laws on pollution, smog and greenhouse gases continue to be a major fallout from the millions of vehicles on Los Angeles streets.
produced by John Lynch, 1961-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 27, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 50 mins
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Man Made Marvels, 105, Korean Express
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written by Discovery Networks Asia; produced by Andrew Waterworth, in Man Made Marvels, 105 (New Zealand: NHNZ, 2007), 1 hour 1 mins
South Korea's rugged terrain has acted as a long-standing barrier to the country's economic development. With the KTX train, engineers look to build a state-of-the-art high-speed rail, one that will connect South Korea's two largest cities, Seoul and Busan.
written by Discovery Networks Asia; produced by Andrew Waterworth, in Man Made Marvels, 105 (New Zealand: NHNZ, 2007), 1 hour 1 mins
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Megastructures, China's Ultimate Port
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written by National Geographic; produced by Steven R. Talley, in Megastructures (New Zealand: NHNZ, 2007), 55 mins
Chinese engineers embark on an ambitious project to build the Yangshan Port, one of the largest deepwater ports in the world.
written by National Geographic; produced by Steven R. Talley, in Megastructures (New Zealand: NHNZ, 2007), 55 mins
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The Tube, Series 1, Episode 1, Strike
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directed by Will Grove-White, fl. 2004; produced by Will Grove-White, fl. 2004, Carlton Television and Mosaic Films LLP, in The Tube, Series 1, Episode 1 (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2004), 25 mins
On the tube, there's an emergency at Green Park, police are called to the district line and strike tensions mount. It's summer 2002 and London Underground faces an uncertain future, but whatever the politicians may decide the staff still have to keep the service running.
directed by Will Grove-White, fl. 2004; produced by Will Grove-White, fl. 2004, Carlton Television and Mosaic Films LLP, in The Tube, Series 1, Episode 1 (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2004), 25 mins
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The Tube, Series 1, Episode 3, One Under
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directed by Joyce Trozzo, fl. 2003 and Will Grove-White, fl. 2004; produced by Will Grove-White, fl. 2004 and Joyce Trozzo, fl. 2003, Carlton Television and Mosaic Films LLP, in The Tube, Series 1, Episode 3 (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2004), 25 mins
On the tube, driver Karen Jordan has to overcome her fears, and Brian has trouble at London Bridge. Last year more than 50 people threw themselves on the tube trains. London Underground management has to deal with suicide attempts on the railways.
directed by Joyce Trozzo, fl. 2003 and Will Grove-White, fl. 2004; produced by Will Grove-White, fl. 2004 and Joyce Trozzo, fl. 2003, Carlton Television and Mosaic Films LLP, in The Tube, Series 1, Episode 3 (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2004), 25 mins
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Pinto Madness
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written by Mark Dowie, Mother Jones (Magazine) (San Francisco, CA: Mother Jones (Magazine), 1977, originally published 1977), 21 page(s)
This 1977 article by Mark Dowie highlight some of the major flaws in the design of the Ford Pinto.
written by Mark Dowie, Mother Jones (Magazine) (San Francisco, CA: Mother Jones (Magazine), 1977, originally published 1977), 21 page(s)
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Analysis of Bechtel/Parsons Brinckerhoff's Reply to The Boston Globe's Investigative News Series Concerning the Big Dig
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written by Gregory W. Sullivan, Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General (Boston, MA: Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General, 2003, originally published 2003), 51 page(s)
This document served as the Massachusetts Inspector General's response to the Boston Globe's allegations of mismanagement during the construction of the Central Artery/Tunnel (known as the "Big Dig").
written by Gregory W. Sullivan, Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General (Boston, MA: Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General, 2003, originally published 2003), 51 page(s)
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