Structures

Structures

Or Why Things Don't Fall Down

by J. Gordon

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 10/07/2003

RRP  $29.99 $28.25
"Rich and readable...personal, witty and ironic." -- Scientific American . For anyone who has ever wondered why suspension bridges don't collapse under eight lanes of traffic, how dams hold back-or give way under-thousands of gallons of water, or what principles guide the design of a skyscraper or a kangaroo, this book will ease your anxiety and answer your questions. J. E. Gordon strips engineering of its confusing technical terms, communicating its founding principles in accessible, witty prose.
ISBN:
9780306812835
9780306812835
Category:
Engineering: general
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
10-07-2003
Language:
English
Publisher:
INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Edition:
2nd Edition
Pages:
424
Dimensions (mm):
229x154x29mm
Weight:
0.42kg

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