Search - List of Books by Henry Petroski
Henry Petroski is an American engineer, civil engineering and history professor at Duke University where he specializes in failure analysis. He is a prolific author, having written over a dozen books - beginning with To Engineer is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design (1985) and including a number of titles detailing the industrial design history of common, everyday objects, such as pencils, paper clips, and silverware. He is a frequent lecturer and a columnist for the magazines American Scientist and Prism. His most recently published book is The Essential Engineer: Why Science Alone Will Not Solve Our Global Problems.
Total Books: 53