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Based on: EAC Toolkit - Student Module Template by Jose A. Cruz-Cruz, William Frey

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Name: The Hyatt Regency Walkway Collapse
ID: m36616
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module uses the Hyatt Regency Walkway Collapse Case to teach the engineering virtue that Charles Harris terms "techno-social sensitivity." In this preliminary version, it will consist primarily of a short summary of the case, a decision point exercise, and a presentation that discusses different dimensions of risk in the context of engineering. Eventually this module will be expanded into a full blown case study designed to teach students frameworks in socio-technical system analysis and ethical problem solving.
Subject: Business
Keywords: engineering, ethics, problem-solving, risk, safety, statics
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: William Frey (williamjoseph.frey@upr.edu)
Copyright Holders: William Frey (williamjoseph.frey@upr.edu)
Maintainers: William Frey (williamjoseph.frey@upr.edu)

Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: Dec 17, 2010 5:10 am -0600
Last revision to module: Aug 19, 2011 11:10 am -0500

Based On: EAC Toolkit - Student Module Template
Originally By: Jose A. Cruz-Cruz (j.cruz@upr.edu), William Frey (williamjoseph.frey@upr.edu)

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Version History

Version: 1.4 Aug 19, 2011 11:10 am -0500 by William Frey
Changes:
Dropped link to Petroski presentation.  (This was removed from YouTube.)  Added National Geographic video Seconds from Disaster as supplement.

Version: 1.3 May 19, 2011 2:34 pm -0500 by William Frey
Changes:
Added two new presentations.  Added Pfatteicher article reference.

Version: 1.2 Dec 18, 2010 11:02 am -0600 by William Frey
Changes:
Minor edits

Version: 1.1 Dec 17, 2010 6:56 am -0600 by William Frey
Changes:
First version

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