Engineering for Earthquakes

Engineering for Earthquakes

by Marne Ventura
Engineering for Earthquakes

Engineering for Earthquakes

by Marne Ventura

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Overview

This title explores the advances engineers have made to better prepare for earthquakes and to minimize their damage. Clear text, compelling images, and helpful sidebars and infographics make this book an accessible and engaging read.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781644936061
Publisher: North Star Editions
Publication date: 08/01/2020
Series: Engineering for Disaster
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 32
File size: 6 MB
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Earthquake! 5

Case Study Transamerica Pyramid 8

Chapter 2 Materials for Strong Structures 11

Chapter 3 From the Ground Up 15

Chapter 4 Sway the Other Way 21

Chapter 5 What's Next? 27

Focus on Engineering for Earthquakes 30

Glossary 31

To Learn More 32

Index 32

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