Civil Engineering History Products

  • Water and Sanitation Services

    Public Policy and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jose Esteban Castro, Leo Heller

    Substantially reducing the number of human beings who lack access to clean water and safe sanitation is one of the key Millennium Development Goals. This book argues and demonstrates that this can only be achieved by a better integration of the technical and social science approaches in the search…

    Hardback – 2009-02-26
    Routledge

  • Understanding Bridge Collapses

    1st Edition

    By Björn Åkesson

    In a straightforward style, this book presents a detailed overview of 20 cases of famous and other highly interesting bridge collapses over the last two centuries. Every case is illustrated and described in detail and the failure analyses made are supported by well-known explanations and, in some…

    Hardback – 2008-05-14
    CRC Press

  • Of Stones and Man

    From the Pharaohs to the Present Day, 1st Edition

    By Jean Kerisel

    Of Stones and Man explores the many errors of judgement made by civilizations both ancient and modern across the world. Arrogance and a penchant for excess drove mankind to build ever greater and more ambitious edifices. The author analyzes these works from a scientific and historically-sensitive…

    Hardback – 2005-09-01
    CRC Press

  • Of Stones and Man

    From the Pharaohs to the Present Day, 1st Edition

    By Jean Kerisel

    Of Stones and Man explores the many errors of judgement made by civilizations both ancient and modern across the world. Arrogance and a penchant for excess drove mankind to build ever greater and more ambitious edifices. The author analyzes these works from a scientific and historically-sensitive…

    Paperback – 2005-09-01
    CRC Press

  • Structural Engineering

    History and development, 1st Edition

    Edited by R.J.W. Milne

    This volume contains invited contributions from eight of the Gold Medal winners of the Institution of Structural Engineers, presented at the seminar held to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the granting of the Royal Charter to the Institution. The authors are among the pre-eminent engineers of the…

    Hardback – 1997-11-27
    CRC Press

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