Structures: Or Why Things Don't Fall Down

Structures: Or Why Things Don't Fall Down by J. E. Gordon 0306812835 9780306812835
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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.      

Author: J. E. Gordon

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 421

Publisher: Da Capo Press

Publication Date: 2003-07-10


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