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Normal accidents : living with high-risk technologies : with a new afterword and a postscript on the Y2K problem

@inproceedings{Perrow1999NormalA,
  title={Normal accidents : living with high-risk technologies : with a new afterword and a postscript on the Y2K problem},
  author={C. Perrow},
  year={1999}
}
Abnormal Blessings vii Introduction 3 1. Normal Accident at Three Mile Island 15 2. Nuclear Power as a High-Risk System: Why We Have Not Had More TMIs--But Will Soon 32 3. Complexity, Coupling, and Catastrophe 62 4. Petrochemical Plants 101 5. Aircraft and Airways 123 6. Marine Accidents 170 7. Earthbound Systems: Dams, Quakes, Mines, and Lakes 232 8. Exotics: Space, Weapons, and DNA 256 9. Living with High-Risk Systems 304 Afterword 353 Postscript: The Y2K Problem 388 List of Acronyms 413… Expand
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