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Author Agrawal, Roma, 1983- author.

Title Built : the hidden stories behind our structures / Roma Agrawal.

Published London ; New York, NY : Bloomsbury USA, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2018.
©2018.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  624.1 AGRA    IN TRANSIT
Edition First U.S. edition.
Physical description 300 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-282) and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Storey -- Force -- Fire -- Clay -- Metal -- Rock -- Sky -- Earth -- Hollow -- Pure -- Clean -- Idol -- Bridge -- Dream.
Summary Looks at the history of structural engineering, discusses the science behind the field, describes how engineers keep modern buildings from falling down and how a bridge can span distances, and compares modern solutions with those from ancient cultures. --Publisher.
Subject Structural engineering -- Popular works.
Building -- Popular works.
Popular works.
Standard Number YBP14760323
ISBN 9781635570229
1635570220
9781408870365
1408870363
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