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Why Buildings Fall Down - How Structures Fail (1992)
Front Cover Book Details
Genre Non-Fiction
Subject Building failures
Publication Date 1992
Format Hardcover (9.4 mm)
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
Language English
Extras Dust Jacket; Dust Jacket Cover
Although modern technologies and new materials have greatly decreased the number of structural failures in today's world, buildings still fall down. Two world-renowned structural engineers take us on an enlightening guided tour through the history of architectural and structural disasters, from ancient times to the present. B/W line drawings.
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Product Details
LoC Classification TH441.L48 1992
Dewey 690/.21
ISBN 0393033562
Edition [1st ed.]
Cover Price $26.95
No. of Pages 334
First Edition Yes
Rare No
Includes index.
Illustrator Kevin Woest