Project Decisions: The Art and Science – Case Studies and Examples

Book “Project Decisions: The Art and Science” includes the following case studies and examples:


  • Design and construction of new San Francisco Bay Bridge, California, USA
  • General Motors’s EV1 electric car program
  • Broward Artificial Rift off coast of Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • ITER international thermonuclear reactor design and construction
  • Decision-making process for evaluation and selection projects at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Florida
  • Tenerife Disaster: world’s largest accident in aviation history, Tenerife, Canary Islands, 1977
  • NASA X-33 commercial single-stage-to-orbit project
  • English Channel tunnel design and construction
  • NASA’s LISA (Light Interferometer Space Antenna) project
  • NASA’s New Horizon Mission to Pluto
  • The state of Maine Medicaid claim system, Maine, 2005
  • City of Calgary infrastructure improvement projects, Calgary, Canada, 2004-2007
  • Toyota’s Prius hybrid car design, Japan
  • ExxonMobil environmental protection efforts
  • Hurricane prediction in New Orleans area, 2001-2005
  • … and many others