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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engineering_disasters

Engineering is a precise discipline and in order to be precise, communication among project developers is ...

www.godfreyhoffman.com/civil-engineering-blog/bid/300385/what-major-engineering-blunders-were-results-of-faulty-measurement

Sep 7, 2016 ... Accurate and reliable measurement is the foundation of all civil engineering works and structures. Without it, engineering machines will break ...

mentalfloss.com/article/25845/quick-6-six-unit-conversion-disasters

4 days ago ... Forgetting to convert units can result in big-time disasters like these six examples. 1. Can you ... It was Air Canada's first plane to use metric measurements and clearly not everyone had the hang of it yet. Luckily .... engineering.

www.bbc.com/news/magazine-27509559

May 22, 2014 ... One reason for this could be that the workmen were using different systems of measurement. Archaeologists have found four rulers used by the ...

articles.latimes.com/1999/oct/01/news/mn-17288

Oct 1, 1999 ... ... spacecraft engineers failed to convert from English to metric measurements when ... Mars Probe Lost Due to Simple Math Error ... The loss of the Mars probe was the latest in a series of major spaceflight failures this year that ...

www.electronicsweekly.com/made-by-monkeys/general-design/engineerings-ten-biggest-mista-2007-07

Jul 17, 2007 ... Engineering's Ten Biggest Mistakes ... Space: Five NASA spacewalks aborted due to bad suits ... Coming up with ten examples of engineering-gone-wrong was a ... There have been many cases where the cause of some disaster has been found to be the lack of some simple preventative measure.

listverse.com/2007/12/04/top-10-worst-engineering-disasters

Dec 4, 2007 ... This was caused by a combination of impatience from King Gustavus Adolphus, who was abroad on the date of her maiden voyage, to see her ...

time.com/107403/from-fat-trains-to-collapsing-bridges-8-famous-engineering-mistakes

May 21, 2014 ... Here are other famous engineering miscalculations throughout history. ... From Fat Trains to Collapsing Bridges: 8 Famous Engineering Mistakes ... stations because railway network engineers "forgot to go and measure the ...

www.cracked.com/article_19623_6-small-math-errors-that-caused-huge-disasters.html

Jan 9, 2012 ... 6. An Airliner Crashes Due to Square Windows ... In engineering, that sharp corner (or groove in the Kit Kat) is called a "stress concentration," a ...

www.answers.com/Q/What_major_engineering_blunders_were_results_of_faulty_measurement

The Great Kersten Blunder. ... Not exactly engineering but it was an aviation blunder. .... What were major engineering blunders due to faulty measurement?