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Civil engineering and the science of structures

Author: Andrew Solway
Publisher: St. Catharines, Ontario ; New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2013]
Series: Engineering in action.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines different types of structures, how civil and structural engineers solve design problems, and what is required to become a civil or structural engineer.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Solway, Andrew.
Civil engineering and the science of structures.
St. Catharines, Ont. : Crabtree Pub., 2012.
(CaOONL)20129068446
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Solway
ISBN: 9780778774969 0778774961 9780778775010 0778775011
OCLC Number: 824696780
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 27 cm.
Contents: What is civil engineering? --
Great structures of the past --
Modern engineers --
The engineering process --
Brainstorming --
Exploring possibilities --
Selecting an approach --
Building prototypes --
Improving the design --
Real-life solutions --
Learning from mistakes --
Design challenge --
Into the future.
Series Title: Engineering in action.
Responsibility: Andrew Solway.

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Civil engineering is one of the oldest engineering fields. Civil engineers are involved in the design and construction of various structures, including high-rise buildings, sports stadiums, canals,  Read more...

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