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Collapse! : the science of structural engineering failures

Author: Kirstin Cronn-Mills
Publisher: Mankoto, MN : Compass Point Books, ©2009.
Series: Headline science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Explains, using examples of structural collapses from around the world, the science behind structural engineering and the reasons behind engineering failures.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kirstin Cronn-Mills
ISBN: 9780756540616 0756540615
OCLC Number: 245025068
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Through the debris --
Load failure --
A deadly design --
Weak materials --
Strong connectors needed --
Better building.
Series Title: Headline science.
Responsibility: by Kirstin Cronn-Mills.
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Explains, using examples of structural collapses from around the world, the science behind structural engineering and the reasons behind engineering failures.

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