Engineering is a precise discipline and in order to be precise, communication
among project developers is ...
Jun 27, 2013 ... Without it, engineering machines will break down, buildings will collapse and ...
Major Engineering Blunders Caused by Faulty Measurement ...
Jul 17, 2007 ... Space: Five NASA spacewalks aborted due to bad suits ... Coming up with ten
examples of engineering-gone-wrong was a challenge, ... of some disaster has
been found to be the lack of some simple preventative measure.
Mar 2, 2016 ... Blunders and mistakes related to science, mathematics and engineering. ... are
the result of misapplication or ignorance of science and engineering principles. ...
Faulty Vision. .... Short measure from the Pennsylvania DEP.
Sep 21, 2010 ... Forgetting to convert units can result in big-time disasters like these six examples.
1. ... It was Air Canada's first plane to use metric measurements and clearly not ...
My husband, an engineer, quickly figured it in his head, and ... And there was the
time the Quick 10 only had 6 items due to a conversion error.
Sep 30, 1999 ... (CNN) -- NASA lost a $125 million Mars orbiter because a Lockheed Martin
engineering team used English units of measurement while the ...
Statistics on the cause of engineering failures and the ethics thereof.
Oct 1, 1999 ... ... because spacecraft engineers failed to convert from English to metric
measurements ... Mars Probe Lost Due to Simple Math Error ... of major
spaceflight failures this year that destroyed billions of dollars worth of research, ...
Apr 26, 2011 ... We tracked down the inflation-adjusted damages of some of the worst mistakes
ever, including terrible mergers, oil spills and illicit sexual affairs ...
Jan 9, 2012 ... An Airliner Crashes Due to Square Windows ... In engineering, that sharp corner (
or groove in the Kit Kat) is called a "stress concentration," a ...