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Why buildings fall down : how structures fail / Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori ; illustrations by Kevin Woest.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, cop. 1992Description: 334 s. ill. 25 cmISBN:
  • 0393033562
  • 039331152X
  • 9780393311525
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 690.21 20
  • 690.21
Other classification:
  • Ic
  • Ppb
Contents:
The first structural failure ; Miracel on Thirty-fourth Street ; Will the Pantheon stand up forever? ; For lack of redundancy ; Big Bangs ; The day the earth shook ; Galloping Gertie ; When metals tire ; Thruways to eternity ; The weakness of mother earth ; Valley of tears ; The house of cards ; Structural dermatology ; Old-age death ; The worst structural disaster in the United States ; The politics of destruction ; The structure of the law ; Terror from the sky ; Conclusion: can we prevent future failures?
Holdings
Item type Home library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Book Biblioteket Brinellvägen Iköe.p Levy Available 43731008567
Total holds: 0

Cop 1992, first published as Norton paperback 1994, reissued 2002 med 346 s.

The first structural failure ; Miracel on Thirty-fourth Street ; Will the Pantheon stand up forever? ; For lack of redundancy ; Big Bangs ; The day the earth shook ; Galloping Gertie ; When metals tire ; Thruways to eternity ; The weakness of mother earth ; Valley of tears ; The house of cards ; Structural dermatology ; Old-age death ; The worst structural disaster in the United States ; The politics of destruction ; The structure of the law ; Terror from the sky ; Conclusion: can we prevent future failures?

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