Understanding the World's Greatest Structures

Understanding the World's Greatest Structures

Science and Innovation From Antiquity to Modernity

DVD - 2011
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"Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity -- a marvelous learning experience that takes you around the world and reveals the stories behind the most famous bridges, churches, skyscrapers, towers, and other structures from thousands of years of history. These 24 lectures take you on a fascinating and richly illustrated tour that deftly blends history and science to create an unforgettable survey of our world's most remarkable structural masterpieces, one informed by the fundamentals of structural engineering and their underlying scientific principles."--Publisher.
Publisher: Chantilly, Va : The Teaching Co., Prince Frederick, MD : [Distributed by] Recorded Books, c2011
ISBN: 9781490654423
Branch Call Number: 624.1771 R3129u 2011 DVD
Characteristics: 4 DVDs (ca. 720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 PDF
Additional Contributors: Teaching Company


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Dec 09, 2017

We have greatly enjoyed this course. The teacher obviously enjoys his subject and brings in some humor as you go. There are so many models of the structures and pictures from many places in the world. Very enlightening.


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