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  • Engineering: A Very Short Introduction
    Engineering: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) David Blockley

    Engineering is part of almost everything we do - from the water we drink and the food we eat, to the buildings we live in and the roads and railways we travel on. In this Very Short Introduction, David Blockley explores the nature and practice of engineering, its history, its scope, and its relationship with art, science, and technology.

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  • Structural Engineering: A Very Short Introduction
    Structural Engineering: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) David Blockley

    Using examples from around the world, including the Shard in London and jumbo jets like the A380, David Blockley explores the world of structural engineering. This Very Short Introduction considers the crucial role structural engineering has on issues such as cost and energy efficiency to long-term sustainability and safety.

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  • Bridges
    Bridges (English, Paperback) David Blockley

    Bridges are remarkable structures. Often vast, immense, and sometimes beautiful, they can be icons of cities. David Blockley explains how to read a bridge, how they stand up, and how engineers design them to be so strong. He examines the engineering problems posed by bridges, and considers their cultural, aesthetic, and historical importance.

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  • Doing it Differently
    Doing it Differently (English, Paperback) David Blockley

    Fully updated, the second edition of Doing it Differently: Systems for Rethinking Infrastructure sets out the theory, concepts and tools using real-life examples to persuade people to think differently rather than relying on specific techniques or methods for particular types of problem.

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  • Doing it Differently: Systems for Rethinking Construction
    Doing it Differently: Systems for Rethinking Construction (English, Paperback) David Blockley, Patrick Godfrey

    Provides numerous tools, techniques and case studies that help those motivated to change the way things are done within the construction industry. This book explores the changing expectations of the clients of the construction industry and includes the development of a tool kit to help make a difference.

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  • The New Penguin Dictionary of Civil Engineering
    The New Penguin Dictionary of Civil Engineering (Paperback) David Blockley

    A completely new and fully-comprehensive book aimed at anyone who has contact with the construction industry.

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  • Bridges
    Bridges (English, Hardback) David Blockley

    Bridges are remarkable structures. Often vast, immense, and sometimes beautiful, they can become icons of cities. David Blockley explains how to read a bridge, how they stand up, and how engineers design them to be so strong. He examines the engineering problems posed by bridges, and considers their cultural, aesthetic, and historical importance.

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