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Why Buildings Fall Down : How Structures Fail
by Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori and Kevin Woest




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Whenever a building, bridge, tunnel or dam collapses, it is front page news. Now two of the world's premier structural engineers take readers on a journey through the history of structural disasters, from the Parthenon and Rome's Coliseum to the Hyatt Regency in Kansas City and the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. 200 illustrations.

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Overview

Whenever a building, bridge, tunnel or dam collapses, it is front page news. Now two of the world's premier structural engineers take readers on a journey through the history of structural disasters, from the Parthenon and Rome's Coliseum to the Hyatt Regency in Kansas City and the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. 200 illustrations.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780393311525
  • ISBN-10: 039331152X
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: February 2002
  • Page Count: 346
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.1 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds


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