Why buildings fall down: how structures fail

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
W.W. Norton,
Pub. Date:
1992.
Language:
English
Description
The authors examine buildings of all kinds, from ancient domes like Istanbul's Hagia Sophia to the state-of-the-art Hartford Civic Arena. Their subjects range from the man-caused destruction of the Parthenon to the earthquake damage of 1989 in Armenia and San Francisco.
More Details
ISBN:
9780393033564
039331152
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 296bf671-2619-90f9-0594-09e27432e994
full_title why buildings fall down how structures fail
author levy matthys
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-08-14 05:04:46AM

Solr Details

_version_ 1579229865979150336
accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Salvadori, Mario, 1907-1997.
author Levy, Matthys.
author-letter Levy, Matthys.
author2 Salvadori, Mario, 1907-1997.
author2-role Salvadori, Mario,1907-1997.
author_additional Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori ; illustrations by Kevin Woest.
author_display Levy, Matthys
availability_toggle_arlington Available Now, Entire Collection
available_at_arlington Central
callnumber-a TH441
callnumber-first T - Technology
callnumber-subject TH - Building Construction
callnumber_sort_arlington 690.21 L668w
collection_arlington Adult Nonfiction
date_added 2012-02-13T05:00:00Z
days_since_added 2048
detailed_location_arlington Central Adult Nonfiction
display_description
edition 1st ed.
format_arlington Book
format_boost 10
format_category_arlington Books
grouping_category book
id 296bf671-2619-90f9-0594-09e27432e994
isbn 039331152, 9780393033564
item_details ils:.b13181348|.i17130128|Central Adult Nonfiction|690.21 L668w|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Apr 11, 2017|can||
itype_arlington Hardback
language English
language_boost 10
language_boost_es 1
lexile_score -1
lib_boost_arlington 50
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington 690.21 L668w
local_callnumber_exact_arlington 690.21 L668w
local_callnumber_left_arlington 690.21 L668w
local_days_since_added_arlington 2048
num_holdings 1
oclc CBL5987
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Central
physical 334 p. : ill. 24 cm.
popularity 1
primary_isbn 9780393033564
publishDate 1992
publishDateSort 1992
publisher W.W. Norton,
rating 2.5
rating_facet oneStar, twoStar
record_details ils:.b13181348|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|W.W. Norton,|1992.|334 p. : ill. 24 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scope_has_related_records a, arlington, c, d, g, h, o, p, s, u, v, w
scoping_details_arlington ils:.b13181348|.i17130128|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||
subject_facet Building failures, Structural failures
target_audience Adult
target_audience_full Adult
title Why buildings fall down : how structures fail
title_display Why buildings fall down : how structures fail
title_full Why buildings fall down : how structures fail / Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori ; illustrations by Kevin Woest
title_short Why buildings fall down :
title_sort why buildings fall down how structures fail
title_sub how structures fail