Engineers: A History of Engineering and Structural Design

Engineers: A History of Engineering and Structural Design by M. Wells

Title: Engineers: A History of Engineering and Structural Design
Author: M. Wells
ISBN10: 0415325269
ISBN13: 978-0415325264
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (April 10, 2010)
Language: English
Subcategory: Engineering
Size PDF: 1810 kb
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Rating: 4.8/5
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Pages: 256 pages
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Engineers: A History of Engineering and Structural Design by M. Wells


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This innovative new book presents the vast historical sweep of engineering innovation and technological changeto describe and illustrate engineering design and what conditions, events, cultural climates and personalities have brought it to its present state.

Matthew Wells covers topics based on an examination of paradigm shifts, the contribution of individuals, important structures and influential disasters to show approaches to the modern concept of structure. By demonstrating the historical context of engineering, Wells has created a guide to design like no other, inspirational for both students and practitioners working in the fields of architecture and engineering.