Concrete Vaulted Construction in Imperial Rome: Innovations in Context / Edition 1

Concrete Vaulted Construction in Imperial Rome: Innovations in Context / Edition 1

by Lynne C. Lancaster
     
 

This book examines methods and techniques that enabled builders to construct some of the most imposing monuments of ancient Rome.See more details below

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This book examines methods and techniques that enabled builders to construct some of the most imposing monuments of ancient Rome.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521842020
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Centering and formwork; 3. Ingredients: mortar and caementa; 4. Amphoras in vaults; 5. Vaulting ribs; 6. Metal clamps and tie bars; 7. Vault behavior and buttressing; 8. Structural analysis: history and case studies; 9. Innovations in context.

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