Brady Heywood Podcast

Join forensic engineer Sean Brady as he discusses engineering failures and disasters. Sean examines both the technical and human causes of failure, explores failures in a range of professions, and talks about why our decision making is not nearly as rational as we’d like to think. Follow our Twitter updates at @BradyHeywoodPod

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Episode 16 - The Comet Aircraft Crashes


The aircraft crashes that changed the world of aviation. And the reason aircraft windows aren't square. Follow the podcast on twitter @BradyHeywoodPod A number of books cover the crash of the aircraft, but Henry Petroski's To Engineer is Human is one of the best: https://www.amazon.com/Engineer-Human-Failure-Successful-Design/dp/0679734163 There are a number of documentaries on YouTube, including: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68XH9r4FyNs  


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 2017-06-08  26m