Super Structures

Super Structures

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Employing history, humor, and simple physics to consider such topics as when to use screws or nails, what trusses are, why iron beams are often I-shaped, and why medieval cathedrals have buttresses, Denny succeeds once again in making physics fun.The term implosion has become standard for the type of controlled demolition via explosives that causes a building to fall into its ... These basic reasons tell demolition experts that the WTC disaster did not result from controlled demolition.

Title:Super Structures
Author:Mark Denny
Publisher:JHU Press - 2010-12-29


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