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Research Interests for Henry Petroski

Research Interests:

Structural engineering; design; interrelationship between success and failure in design; nature of invention; history of engineering and technology

Keywords:
Algebra, Bending, Elasticity, Finite Element Analysis, Mathematical analysis, Teaching, Tensile Strength, Thermal Conductivity, Thermoelasticity
Recent Publications
  1. Petroski, HJ; Yamada, H, FRACTURE EXPERIMENTS WITH CRACKED AND EMBRITTLED HEXCAN SECTIONS., Transactions of the International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology, vol. E (January, 2017) [abs]
  2. Glazik, JL; Petroski, HJ, DYNAMIC RESPONSE OF CRACKED HEXAGONAL SUBASSEMBLY DUCTS., Transactions of the International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology, vol. E (January, 2017) [abs]
  3. Petroski, HJ, EFFECTS OF CRACKS ON THE RESPONSE OF SHELL STRUCTURES., Transactions of the International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology, vol. E (January, 2017) [abs]
  4. Petroski, H, The road ahead, American scientist, vol. 104 no. 4 (July, 2016), pp. 236-241
  5. Petroski, H, How paperweights emerged from the desk of necessity, American scientist, vol. 104 no. 4 (July, 2016), pp. 216-219

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