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Encyclopedia Of Bridges And Tunnels (Facts On File Science Library)

This reference presents more than 200 in-depth entries that document man's most significant engineering endeavours. In addition to introducing readers to the world's most important bridges and tunnels, the book also examines the technology that made them possible and the remarkable human dramas involved in their creation. Accounts of construction efforts, political struggles, life stories, and concise explanations of the principles behind bridge and tunnel engineering are illustrated with photographs that offer views of some of the most majestic structures in the world.

Series: Facts on File Science Library

Paperback: 400 pages

Publisher: Checkmark Books (June 2002)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 081604483X

ISBN-13: 978-0816044832

Product Dimensions: 11 x 8.5 x 1 inches

Shipping Weight: 2.5 pounds

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