Understanding the World's Greatest Structures
Science and Innovation From Antiquity to ModernityDVD - 2011
"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.
Characteristics: 4 videodiscs (ca. 12 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 202 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Alternative Title: World's greatest structures