Web Results

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 ...

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 ... ... engineers failed to convert from English to metric measurements ... Mars probe was the latest in a series of major spaceflight failures this year ...

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

May 21, 2014 ... New French trains are too wide for platforms in a costly mistake. Here are other famous engineering miscalculations throughout history.

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

Sep 21, 2010 ... Forgetting to convert units can result in big-time disasters like these six ... There was an error in the spacecraft's navigation measurements of ...

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 ...

10mosttoday.com/10-most-famous-engineering-disasters

Jan 24, 2015 ... A disaster is referred to as an engineering disaster when it's caused by an engineering failure: design flaws or materials failures, often caused ...

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

Jan 9, 2012 ... In engineering, that sharp corner (or groove in the Kit Kat) is called a ... A Huge Walkway Collapses Due to a (Seemingly) Inconsequential ...