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Published: 25 September 2014

152 Pages | Approx 20 black and white line illustrations


ISBN: 9780199671939

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Structural Engineering: A Very Short Introduction

David Blockley

Very Short Introductions

  • Looks at what structural engineering is and how it fits into other branches of engineering
  • Examines the close relationship between architectural and structural form
  • Explores how structures work including issues such as safety and logistics
  • Considers its affects on the material world around us
  • Includes a number of different structures from civil, mechanical, aeronautical, and aerospace engineering
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over six million copies sold worldwide