Understanding the World's Greatest Structures

Understanding the World's Greatest Structures

Science and Innovation From Antiquity to Modernity

DVD - 2011
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"Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity -- a marvelous learning experience that takes you around the world and reveals the stories behind the most famous bridges, churches, skyscrapers, towers, and other structures from thousands of years of history. These 24 lectures take you on a fascinating and richly illustrated tour that deftly blends history and science to create an unforgettable survey of our world's most remarkable structural masterpieces, one informed by the fundamentals of structural engineering and their underlying scientific principles."--Publisher.
Publisher: Chantilly, Va : Teaching Company, c2011.
ISBN: 9781598037258
Characteristics: 4 videodiscs (ca. 12 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 202 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Additional Contributors: Teaching Company
Alternative Title: World's greatest structures

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Jun 05, 2016

Describes in detail the nature of domes and bridges. Among other building constructions. Focuses on stress and tension points in buildings and bridges. This will allow you to look at the structural integrity and support constructions of buildings. Not really a video about appreciating buildings simply for arts sake.


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