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Demolition : the art of demolishing, dismantling, imploding, toppling & razing

Author: Helene Liss; Controlled Demolition, Inc.
Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal : Distributed by Workman Pub. Co., ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written by Liss and the Loizeaux family of Controlled Demolition, Inc., this illustrated volume gives readers a tour of how buildings are demolished, dismantled, imploded, toppled, and razed.  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helene Liss; Controlled Demolition, Inc.
ISBN: 1579121497 9781579121495
OCLC Number: 44446281
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Demolition and Political Change --
Demolition as Offense --
The Process of Demolition --
Demolition Equipment --
Wrecking Ball --
Excavators --
Front-End Loaders --
Attachments --
Shears --
On Grade Processors --
Grapples --
Universal Processors --
Concrete Pulverizers --
Conventional Demolition --
Ebbetts Field --
Polo Grounds --
Pennsylvania Station --
Sears Catalogue Warehouse Center --
A8 Highway Bridge --
Miller Park Stadium --
The Evolution of Implosion --
The Loizeaux Family of Controlled Demolition, Inc. --
History of Explosives --
Black Powder --
Nitroglycerin --
Detonating Cord --
Delay Systems --
Shaped Charges --
Blasting Machines --
The Process of Implosion --
Loading the Building --
How Much Explosives to use? --
Where Does it All Go? --
What About the Air? --
Can Anything be Imploded? --
How it All Falls Together --
"That Which Goes up, Shall Come Down" --
Mendes Caldiera Building --
Traveler's Building --
Ardler Msd Flats --
J.L Hudson Department Store --
Large Phased Array (Lpar) Facility --
Anz Bank --
Barbados Hilton Hotel --
Parkview Hilton Hotel --
Montlucon Complex --
Biltmore Hotel --
Omega Tower --
Nam San Foreigners' Apartment Complex --
Un Pavilion --
Holiday Inn --
Southwark Towers --
Las Vegas --
Sands --
Hacienda Hotel --
Aladdin Hotel --
Dunes Hotel North Tower --
Hollywood --
Dr Pepper Building --
Orlando City Hall --
Traymore Hotel --
Landmark Hotel --
Bridges --
George P. Coleman Bridge --
Sunshine Skyway Bridge --
Muscatine Bridge --
Manchester Bridge --
Court Street Bridge --
Talmadge Memorial Bridge --
Parkersburg-Belpre Suspension Bridge --
Chimneys --
Kennecott Copper Smelter Stack --
Harvard Medical Chimneys --
Industrial Structures --
U.S. Steel Furnace --
Sharon Steel Plant Structures --
Pse & g Gas Holder --
Madras Cooling Towers --
Sequedin Cooling Tower --
Sports Arenas --
Omni Arena --
St. Louis Arena --
Kingdome --
Military Equipment Demolition --
Scud Missile and Related Equipment Disposal --
Finishing Nature's Work --
Colonia Roma --
Marina Building --
Emergency Response --
Sheik Abdullah Alakl Residential & Commercial Center --
Murrah Federal Building.
Responsibility: by Helene Liss with the Loizeaux family of Controlled Demolition, Inc.
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