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The Resource Why buildings fall down : how structures fail, Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori ; illustrations by Kevin Woest

Why buildings fall down : how structures fail, Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori ; illustrations by Kevin Woest

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Why buildings fall down : how structures fail
Title
Why buildings fall down
Title remainder
how structures fail
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Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori ; illustrations by Kevin Woest
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eng
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Title
Why buildings fall down
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Summary
Takes readers on a journey through the history of architectural and structural disasters, from the Parthenon to the Tower of Pisa to the Tacoma Narrows Bridge
Subject
Genre
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181607
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
690/.21
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TH441
LC item number
.L48 1992
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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how structures fail
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Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori ; illustrations by Kevin Woest
Why buildings fall down : how structures fail, Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori ; illustrations by Kevin Woest
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Why buildings fall down : how structures fail, Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori ; illustrations by Kevin Woest
Publication
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Includes index
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Contents
The first structural failure -- Miracle on thirty-fourth street -- Will the Pantheon stand up forever -- For lack of redundancy -- Big bangs-- The day the earth shook -- Galloping Gertie -- When metals tire -- Thruways to eternity -- The weaknesses of mother earth -- Valley of tears -- The house of cards -- Structural dermatology -- Old-age death -- The worst structural disaster in the United States -- The politics of destruction -- The structure of the law -- Conclusion: can we prevent future failures?
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ocm24468105
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
334 p.
Isbn
9780393033564
Lccn
91034954
Other physical details
ill.

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