The Resource Building : the fight against gravity, Mario Salvadori : drawings by Saralinda Hooker and Christopher Ragus

Building : the fight against gravity, Mario Salvadori : drawings by Saralinda Hooker and Christopher Ragus

Label
Building : the fight against gravity
Title
Building
Title remainder
the fight against gravity
Statement of responsibility
Mario Salvadori : drawings by Saralinda Hooker and Christopher Ragus
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An introduction to the basic principles of architecture and engineering including a discussion of structural materials and their properties and such problems as how skyscrapers are kept from swaying excessively and buildings prevented from sinking into the ground
Cataloging source
DLC
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1907-1997
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Salvadori, Mario
Dewey number
624/.17
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TA634
LC item number
.S24 1979
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Hooker, Saralinda
  • Ragus, Christopher
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  • Structural analysis (Engineering)
  • Building materials
  • Structural analysis (Engineering)
  • Building materials
  • Constructions, Théorie des
  • Construction
  • Building materials
  • Structural analysis (Engineering)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Building : the fight against gravity, Mario Salvadori : drawings by Saralinda Hooker and Christopher Ragus
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Margaret K. McElderry book."
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From cave to skyscraper -- Building a tent -- What is a beam? -- What do we build structures with? -- Floor of your room -- Steel frame: Made out of paper -- Part of the building you don't see -- What tornadoes, earthquakes and temperature can do to buildings -- How to fight tornadoes and earthquakes -- Ropes and cables -- Sticks and stones -- Strings and sticks -- Shape and strength -- Barrels, dishes, butterflies, bicycle wheels and eggs -- Balloons: Back to the tent
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (152 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028868159
Label
Building : the fight against gravity, Mario Salvadori : drawings by Saralinda Hooker and Christopher Ragus
Link
Publication
Note
  • "A Margaret K. McElderry book."
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From cave to skyscraper -- Building a tent -- What is a beam? -- What do we build structures with? -- Floor of your room -- Steel frame: Made out of paper -- Part of the building you don't see -- What tornadoes, earthquakes and temperature can do to buildings -- How to fight tornadoes and earthquakes -- Ropes and cables -- Sticks and stones -- Strings and sticks -- Shape and strength -- Barrels, dishes, butterflies, bicycle wheels and eggs -- Balloons: Back to the tent
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (152 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028868159

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