Structures Or Why Things Don't Fall Down PDF/EPUB ✓

In a book that Business Insider noted as one of the 14 Books that inspired Elon Musk JE Gordon strips engineering of its confusing technical terms communicating its founding principles in accessible witty proseFor anyone who has ever wondered why suspension bridges don't collapse under eight lanes of traffic how dams hold back or give way under thousands of gallons of water or what principles guide the design of a skyscraper a bias cut dress or a kangaroo this book will ease your anxiety and answer your questions Structures Or Why Things Don't Fall Down is an informal explanation of the basic forces that hold together the ordinary and essential things of this world from buildings and bodies to flying aircraft and eggshells In a style that combines wit a masterful command of his subject and an encyclopedic range of reference Gordon includes such chapters as How to Design a Worm and The Advantage of Being a Beam offering humorous insights in human and natural creationArchitects and engineers will appreciate the clear and cogent explanations of the concepts of stress shear torsion fracture and compression If you're building a house a sailboat or a catapult here is a handy tool for understanding the mechanics of joinery floors ceilings hulls masts or flying buttressesWithout jargon or oversimplification Structures opens up the marvels of technology to anyone interested in the foundations of our everyday livesIn a book that Business Insider noted as one of the 14 Books that inspired Elon Musk JE Gordon strips engineering of its confusing technical terms communicating its founding principles in accessible witty proseFor anyone who has ever wondered why suspension bridges don't collapse under eight lanes of traffic how dams hold back or give way under thousands of gallons of water or what principles guide the design of a skyscraper a bias cut dress or a kangaroo this book will ease your anxiety and answer your questions Structures Or Why Things Don't Fall Down is an informal explanation of the basic forces that hold together the ordinary and essential things of this world from buildings and bodies to flying aircraft and eggshells In a style that combines wit a masterful command of his subject and an encyclopedic range of reference Gordon includes such chapters as How to Design a Worm and The Advantage of Being a Beam offering humorous insights in human and natural creationArchitects and engineers will appreciate the clear and cogent explanations of the concepts of stress shear torsion fracture and compression If you're building a house a sailboat or a catapult here is a handy tool for understanding the mechanics of joinery floors ceilings hulls masts or flying buttressesWithout jargon or oversimplification Structures opens up the marvels of technology to anyone interested in the foundations of our everyday livesIn a book that Business Insider noted as one of the 14 Books that inspired Elon Musk JE Gordon strips engineering of its confusing technical terms communicating its founding principles in accessible witty proseFor anyone who has ever wondered why suspension bridges don't collapse under eight lanes of traffic how dams hold back or give way under thousands of gallons of water or what principles guide the design of a skyscraper a bias cut dress or a kangaroo this book will ease your anxiety and answer your questions Structures Or Why Things Don't Fall Down is an informal explanation of the basic forces that hold together the ordinary and essential things of this world from buildings and bodies to flying aircraft and eggshells In a style that combines wit a masterful command of his subject and an encyclopedic range of reference Gordon includes such chapters as How to Design a Worm and The Advantage of Being a Beam offering humorous insights in human and natural creationArchitects and engineers will appreciate the clear and cogent explanations of the concepts of stress shear torsion fracture and compression If you're building a house a sailboat or a catapult here is a handy tool for understanding the mechanics of joinery floors ceilings hulls masts or flying buttressesWithout jargon or oversimplification Structures opens up the marvels of technology to anyone interested in the foundations of our everyday lives


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  1. says:

    Ein geniales Buch Alles sehr verständlich erklärt und sovielwissenswertes und interessantes enthalten dass es sich auf jeden Fall lohntIst auch in einem leicht verständlichem Englisch verfasst dass heißt manmuss nicht so oft im Wörterbuch nachschlagen um die jeweiligen Wörter zuverstehen Top