Presents an introduction to engineering, and tells the stories of a selection of engineering feats and failures, including the Sydney Opera House, the Eiffel Tower, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and many others.
call number/section: 624.1
subjects: structural design, structural failures, structural analysis (engineering), engineering [X], design, buildings [X], bridges, engineers
This book discusses remarkable structures humans have the ability to build, describing the Channel Tunnel, Panama Canal, Christ the Redeemer statue, the Sydney Opera House, the Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore, and the Gateway Arch.
call number/section: 620
Have you ever seen an empty lot and wondered what it would take to build something on it?.
call number/section: 338.4
subjects: architecture, architects, buildings [X], engineering [X], blueprints, construction industry, readers (elementary)
Explore the structures in your everyday life and around the world that exist because of engineering.
call number/section: FIC
subjects: structural engineering, engineering [X], engineers, transport planes, bridges, automobiles, buildings [X], ships, high speed trains