The Resource Understanding the world's greatest structures: : science and innovation from antiquity to modernity, Stephen Ressler, (electronic resource)

Understanding the world's greatest structures: : science and innovation from antiquity to modernity, Stephen Ressler, (electronic resource)

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Understanding the world's greatest structures: : science and innovation from antiquity to modernity
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Understanding the world's greatest structures:
Title remainder
science and innovation from antiquity to modernity
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Stephen Ressler
Title variation
World's greatest structures
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eng
Summary
Your world is filled with structures that have stood the test of time. Experience the engineering genius that makes these works possible. Travel around the world and hear the stories behind the most famous structures in history. This course will change the way you think about the buildings around you
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Midwest
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videorecording
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624.177/1
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Rated TVPG
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Lecturer: Professor Stephen Ressler, United States Military Academy at West Point
Runtime
720
Series statement
Great courses: Science & mathematics. Engineering
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Understanding the world's greatest structures: : science and innovation from antiquity to modernity, Stephen Ressler, (electronic resource)
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Understanding the world's greatest structures: : science and innovation from antiquity to modernity, Stephen Ressler, (electronic resource)
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Contents
  • Episode 12
  • The Rise and Fall of the Gothic Cathedral
  • Episode 14
  • How Iron and Science Transformed Arch Bridges
  • Episode 15
  • Suspension Bridges- The Battle of the Cable
  • Episode 16
  • Suspension Bridges- The Challenge of Wind
  • Episode 17
  • Great Cantilever Bridges- Tragedy and Triumph
  • Episode 1
  • Episode 18
  • The Rise of Iron- and Steel-Framed Buildings
  • Episode 19
  • The Great Skyscraper Race
  • Episode 20
  • The Beauty and Versatility of Modern Concrete
  • Episode 21
  • Amazing Thin Shells- Strength from Curvature
  • Episode 22
  • Vast Roof Systems of Iron and Steel
  • Learning to See and Understand Structure
  • Episode 24
  • Strategies for Understanding Any Structure
  • Episode 6
  • Building Across- Beams and Bending
  • Episode 11
  • The Glory of Rome in Arches and Vaults
  • Episode 13
  • Three Great Domes- Rome to the Renaissance
  • Episode 23
  • The Incredible Lightness of Tension Structures
  • Episode 2
  • Episode 4
  • From Wood to Steel- Properties of Materials
  • Episode 5
  • Building Up- Columns and Buckling
  • Episode 7
  • Trusses- The Power of the Triangle
  • Episode 8
  • Cables and Arches- The Power of the Parabola
  • Episode 9
  • Loads and Structural Systems
  • The Science of Structure- Forces in Balance
  • Episode 3
  • Internal Forces, Stress, and Strength
  • Episode 10
  • Egypt and Greece- Pyramids to the Parthenon
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MWT11527704
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1 online resource (24 video files (ca. 720 min.))
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electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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other
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sd., col.
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MWT11527704
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sound
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sound on medium
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  • remote
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11527704
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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