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Structures|J. E. Gordon
Structures : Or Why Things Don't Fall Down
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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.

  • ISBN-13: 9780306812835
  • ISBN-10: 0306812835
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publish Date: July 2003
  • Dimensions: 8.8 x 6 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.95 pounds
  • Page Count: 424