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The Art of Construction: Projects and Principles for Beginning Engineers and Architects / Edition 1
     

The Art of Construction: Projects and Principles for Beginning Engineers and Architects / Edition 1

by Mario Salvadori, Mario G. Salvadori, Christopher Ragus
 

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ISBN-10: 1556520808

ISBN-13: 9781556520808

Pub. Date: 03/28/2000

Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated

Students discover the basic principles necessary to build all types of structures used in everyday life including bridges, skyscrapers, and other architectural gems. Line art illustrations help to explain projects that demonstrate how these principles keep structures solid. Perfect for kids who wonder why, and love to figure things out! All projects are easily done

Overview

Students discover the basic principles necessary to build all types of structures used in everyday life including bridges, skyscrapers, and other architectural gems. Line art illustrations help to explain projects that demonstrate how these principles keep structures solid. Perfect for kids who wonder why, and love to figure things out! All projects are easily done with materials found around-the-house.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556520808
Publisher:
Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Series:
A Ziggurat Book Series
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
302,985
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface to the Third Edition,
Acknowledgments,
1 From Cave to Skyscraper,
2 Building a Tent,
3 What Is a Beam?,
4 What Do We Build Structures With?,
5 The Floor of Your Room,
6 A Steel Frame ... Made Out of Paper,
7 The Part of the Building You Don't See,
8 What Tornadoes, Earthquakes, and Changes in Temperature Can Do,
9 How To Fight Tornadoes and Earthquakes,
10 Ropes and Cables,
11 Sticks and Stones,
12 Strings and Sticks,
13 Shape and Strength,
14 Barrels, Dishes, Butterflies, Bicycle Wheels, and Eggs,
15 Balloons ... and Back to the Tent,
Index,

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