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Robert K. Reitherman, M.Arch.
2012 / Soft Cover / Digital
Robert Reitherman offers the first comprehensive treatment of the engineering techniques devised around the world to address seismic problems and design structures that resist earthquakes.
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Kenneth R. Wright, P.E., L.S.; Alfredo Valencia Zegarra, Ph.D.; Ruth M. Wright, J.D.; Gordon McEwan, Ph.D.
2011 / Soft Cover
SAVE! Buy all three books on Inca water engineering by Ken Wright and his colleagues and save an additional 15%.
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Kenneth R. Wright, P.E., L.S.; Ruth M. Wright, J.D.; Alfredo Valencia Zegarra, Ph.D.; Gordon McEwan, Ph.D.
2011 / Soft Cover / Digital

Ken Wright and his coauthors report the results of their exhaustive investigation into the surveying work underlying the unusual Inca site of Moray, as well as the engineered systems for collecting and delivering water.

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Tadaki Kawada, Ph.D.; translated by Harukazu Ohashi, Ph.D.; edited by Richard Scott, M.E.S.
2010 / Soft Cover / Digital

Tadaki Kawada traces the modern suspension bridge from its earliest appearance in Western civilization only 200 years ago to the enormous Akashi Kaikyo and Storeb├Žlt bridges completed at the end of the twentieth century.

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Edited by Richard L. Wiltshire, P.E.; David R. Gilbert, P.E.; Jerry R. Rogers, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE
2010 / Soft Cover

This collection contains 20 papers presented at the Hoover Dam 75th Anniversary History Symposium, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 21-22, 2010.

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Richard G. Weingardt, P.E.
2009 / Soft Cover / Digital

Richard Weingardt chronicles the life of George Ferris, the civil engineer and inventory responsible for creating, designing, and building the Ferris Wheel.

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Edited by Jerry R. Rogers, Ph.D., P.E.
2009 / Soft Cover
This collection contains 18 papers focusing on the great rivers of the world, especially the engineering challenges of balancing the urgency for development and growth with the environmental need for a sustainable future.
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Washington Roebling; edited by Donald Sayenga
2009 / Soft Cover / Digital
Part biography, part memoir, Washington Roebling's manuscript about his father John A Roebling explores his life, character, career, and achievements with candor and intimate family details.
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Edited by Margaret E. Layne, P.E.
2009 / Soft Cover
Margaret Layne introduces the visionary women who opened the door for today's female engineer and places them in their proper historical context.
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Edited by Jerry R. Rogers
2007
This collection contains 18 papers presented at the Fourth National EWRI History Symposium, Environmental and Water Resources Institute Congress, held in Tampa, Florida, May 15-19, 2007.
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