Structural Engineering: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by David Blockley

Structural Engineering: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by David Blockley year 2014
  • Book name: Structural Engineering: A Very Short Introduction
  • Author: David Blockley
  • Release date: 2014/2/23
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9780199671939
  • Rating: 7.64 of 10
  • Votes: 524
  • Review by: Macie Casillas
  • Review rating: 8.57 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/23
  • Total pages: 152
  • Includes a PDF summary of 12 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Have you ever wondered how it's possible to build a skyscraper, a big bridge, a jumbo jet, or a cruise liner? Everything has structure. Structure is the difference between a random pile of components and a fully functional object. Through structure the parts connect to make the whole. Natural structures vary from the very smallest part of an atom to the entire cosmology of the universe. Man-made structures include buildings, bridges, dams, ships, aeroplanes, rockets, trains, cars and fair-ground rides and all forms of artefacts, even large artistic sculptures. The wide range of different industriesin which structural engineers work includes construction, transport, manufacturing, and aerospace. In this Very Short Introduction, David Blockley explores, in non-technical language, what structural engineering is all about, including examples ranging from the Shard in London and the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco to jumbo jets like the A380 and the Queen Elizabeth cruise liner. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 7H33M28S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Civil Engineering, Surveying & Building, Structural Engineering, Popular Science
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 7.92 USD
  • Dimensions: 114x174x11mm
  • Weight: 122g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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