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Published: 27 September 2012

160 Pages | Approx 18 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199578634

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Civil Engineering: A Very Short Introduction

David Muir Wood

Very Short Introductions

  • Highlights the impact civil engineering has on all parts of life - buildings related to work, study, and leisure
  • A broad introduction to the discipline of civil engineering
  • Examines the nature and importance of civil engineering in the history of civilization and urbanization
  • Explores its challenges for the future - managing water and energy and our sensitivity to buildings and the environment
  • Part of the best-selling Very Short Introductions series - over five million copies sold worldwide

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