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Megastructures

author: Jefferis, David
Provides descriptions and illustrations of some of the largest structures in the world and discusses how they came to be built, including the Great Pyramid, the Gateway Arch in St.
720
year: 2003
copies: 1
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], megastructures, bridges, tunnels [X]

Megastructures

author: Graham, Ian
An illustrated overview of some of the world's biggest, tallest, longest, and deepest structures, explaining the physics behind the designs, and describing how and why they were built.
720.4
year: 2012
copies: 2
call number/section: 720.4
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], megastructures, bridges, tunnels [X]

High-risk Construction Work

author: Wolny, Philip
Provides a look at construction as a career, examines the advantages and dangers of the work, discusses how to prepare for a construction job, and includes safety advice.
624.1
year: 2009
copies: 1
call number/section: 624.1
lexile:
subjects: structural engineering, skyscrapers [X], bridges, tunnels [X], building

Build It Bigger

author: Wheat, Jon
Find out how the world's largest construction projects are designed and built.
624
year: 2008
copies: 3
call number/section: 624
lexile:
subjects: tunnels [X], shipbuilding, bridges, skyscrapers [X], building

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