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              Books by David Blockley

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              Bridges: The science and art of the world's most inspiring structures
                

              Bridges: The science and art of the world's most inspiring structures (Paperback)

              By Blockley, David

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              Bridges are remarkable structures. Often vast, immense, and sometimes beautiful, they can be icons of cities. David Blockley explains how to read a bridge, how they stand up, and how engineers design them to be so strong. He examines the engineering problems posed by bridges, and ...

              ISBN 9780199645725
              Published 8 May 2012 by Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Engineering: A Very Short Introduction
               

              Engineering: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Blockley, David

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              Engineering is part of almost everything we do - from the water we drink and the food we eat, to the buildings we live in and the roads and railways we travel on. In this Very Short Introduction, David Blockley explores the nature and practice of engineering, its history, its sco ...

              ISBN 9780199578696
              Published 22 May 2012 by Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              Building Bridges: Between Theory And Practice
               

              Building Bridges: Between Theory And Practice (Hardback)

              By Blockley, David

              • RRP: $129.00
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              • Pub Date
                15 Nov 19

              The book is about bridging the huge gaps between what engineers know, what they do and why things go wrong. It puts engineering into a wider perspective so readers can see how it relates to other disciplines - especially science and technology. Many intellectuals have dismissed e ...

              ISBN 9781786347626
              Release Date 15 November 2019 by World Scientific Publishing Co
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Structural Engineering: A Very Short Introduction

              Structural Engineering: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Blockley, David

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              Using examples from around the world, including the Shard in London and jumbo jets like the A380, David Blockley explores the world of structural engineering. This Very Short Introduction considers the crucial role structural engineering has on issues such as cost and energy effi ...

              ISBN 9780199671939
              Published 9 October 2014 by Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              The New Penguin Dictionary of Civil Engineering
                

              The New Penguin Dictionary of Civil Engineering (Paperback)

              By Blockley, David

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              A completely new and fully-comprehensive book aimed at anyone who has contact with the construction industry.

              ISBN 9780140515268
              Published 29 July 2005 by Penguin
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              Doing it Differently, Second edition: Systems for Rethinking Infrastructure
               

              Doing it Differently, Second edition: Systems for Rethinking Infrastructure (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Blockley, David

              • RRP: $200.50
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              Fully updated, the second edition of Doing it Differently: Systems for Rethinking Infrastructure sets out the theory, concepts and tools using real-life examples to persuade people to think differently rather than relying on specific techniques or methods for particular types of ...

              ISBN 9780727760821
              Published 23 January 2017 by ICE Publishing
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              Philosophy for Engineering: Practice, Context, Ethics, Models, Failure
                

              Philosophy for Engineering: Practice, Context, Ethics, Models, Failure (Paperback, 1st ed. 2020)

              By Dias, Priyan; Foreword by Blockley, David

              • RRP: $197.50
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              • Pub Date
                3 Jan 20

              This book highlights the unique need for philosophy among engineers, which stems from issues regarding their knowledge (epistemology), role or being (ontology) and influence (ethics). It discusses practice, context, ethics, models and failure as key aspects of engineering, and pr ...

              ISBN 9789811512704
              Release Date 3 January 2020 by Springer Verlag, Singapore
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Springerbriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
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