Arups on Engineering

Arups on Engineering

by David Dunster (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783433026373
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/15/1996
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 9.84(w) x 12.20(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

The First Words (D. Michael).

The Firm and this Book.

DESIGN ATTITUDES.

Intuition in Engineering Design.

Engineering Design and First Principles.

Technology as Catalyst.

Arup - A Learning Society.

Integrated Design.

Project-Related Research and Development.

Materials Science in Construction.

ANALYTICAL PERSPECTIVES.

Designing with Assessable Risk.

Design for Fire Hazard.

Moving People.

The Interactive Building Facade of the Future.

Modelling Ground Behaviour.

Lightweight Structures.

Green Buildings.

Simulating the Acoustic Environment.

Work to Existing Structures.

The World Wired up.

Environmentalism and Efficient Engineering.

DESIGNING.

Total Design of Bridges.

The Balance of Merit in Designing Tall Buildings.

Offshore Platforms.

Exhibition Centres in Australia.

Designing for Large Volumes.

Neither Seen nor Heard.

Relevant Technology in Africa.

New Uses of Traditional Materials.

Towards Total Simulation.

THE STORY SO FAR.

Continuity and Invention.

The Key Speech (O. Arup).

Chronology.

Index.

Acknowledgements.

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