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eBook ç Megastructures ¹ ❰PDF / Epub❯ ☁ Megastructures: Tallest, Longest, Biggest, Deepest Author Ian Graham – Eyltransferservices.co.uk An in depth look at the world's mightiest structuresStunning foldout pages panels diagrams photographs and Mega Facts boxes make this book a stimulating read for all ages Megastructures describes hAn in depth look at the world's mightiest structuresStunning foldout pages panels diagrams photographs and Mega Facts boxes make this book a stimulating read for all ages Megastructures describes how and why these structures were designed and built It explains the physics behind the designs which allows buildings dams or bridges to rise to incredible heights withstand enormous pressures and resist collapse from environmental forcesThe book is organized into four sectionsTowering Giants skyscrapers towers monuments offshore platformsBurj Khalifa Skyscraper gatefold casts shadows on passing clouds Troll A Gas Platform its legs weigh an astonishing 72300 tons each Pearl River Tower the first green skyscraperGigantic Lengths wide and long over and underTypes of bridges beam arch cantilever suspension cable stayed Öresund Link gatefold joins Denmark and Sweden Gatthard Base Tunnel at 35 miles the world's longestMassive Monsters and Darkest Depths stadiums islands damsLondon's Olympic Stadium gatefold cut away diagrams Hoover Dam changing a river course Palm Islands Dubai palm tree shaped artificial islands longestDarkest Depths mines power stations ice coresChannel Tunnel gatefold a network of interlinking tunnels and passages Thunder Horse Oil Field the deepest oil field ever found Bingham Canyon Mine the world's deepest opencast mine longestIn each chapter Megastructures also looks at Failures and Accidents including such frightening events as windows falling out roofs collapsing floods and explosions Future chapters in each section describe the monsters of tomorrow like the pickle shaped Gherkin tower the Lake Vostok tunnel deep under Antarctic ice and the Bering Bridge linking the USA and RussiaA glossary of words highlighted in the text a resources section and an index round out this riveting book

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An in depth look at the world's mightiest structuresStunning foldout pages panels diagrams photographs and Mega Facts boxes make this book a stimulating read for all ages Megastructures describes how and why these structures were designed and built It explains the physics behind the designs which allows buildings dams or bridges to rise to incredible heights withstand enormous pressures and resist collapse from environmental forcesThe book is organized into four sectionsTowering Giants skyscrapers towers monuments offshore platformsBurj Khalifa Skyscraper gatefold casts shadows on passing clouds Troll A Gas Platform its legs weigh an astonishing 72300 tons each Pearl River Tower the first green skyscraperGigantic Lengths wide and long over and underTypes of bridges beam arch cantilever suspension cable stayed Öresund Link gatefold joins Denmark and Sweden Gatthard Base Tunnel at 35 miles the world's longestMassive Monsters and Darkest Depths stadiums islands damsLondon's Olympic Stadium gatefold cut away diagrams Hoover Dam changing a river course Palm Islands Dubai palm tree shaped artificial islands longestDarkest Depths mines power stations ice coresChannel Tunnel gatefold a network of interlinking tunnels and passages Thunder Horse Oil Field the deepest oil field ever found Bingham Canyon Mine the world's deepest opencast mine longestIn each chapter Megastructures also looks at Failures and Accidents including such frightening events as windows falling out roofs collapsing floods and explosions Future chapters in each section describe the monsters of tomorrow like the pickle shaped Gherkin tower the Lake Vostok tunnel deep under Antarctic ice and the Bering Bridge linking the USA and RussiaA glossary of words highlighted in the text a resources section and an index round out this riveting book

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Megastructures Tallest Longest Biggest DeepestAn in depth look at the world's mightiest structuresStunning foldout pages panels diagrams photographs and Mega Facts boxes make this book a stimulating read for all ages Megastructures describes how and why these structures were designed and built It explains the physics behind the designs which allows buildings dams or bridges to rise to incredible heights withstand enormous pressures and resist collapse from environmental forcesThe book is organized into four sectionsTowering Giants skyscrapers towers monuments offshore platformsBurj Khalifa Skyscraper gatefold casts shadows on passing clouds Troll A Gas Platform its legs weigh an astonishing 72300 tons each Pearl River Tower the first green skyscraperGigantic Lengths wide and long over and underTypes of bridges beam arch cantilever suspension cable stayed Öresund Link gatefold joins Denmark and Sweden Gatthard Base Tunnel at 35 miles the world's longestMassive Monsters and Darkest Depths stadiums islands damsLondon's Olympic Stadium gatefold cut away diagrams Hoover Dam changing a river course Palm Islands Dubai palm tree shaped artificial islands longestDarkest Depths mines power stations ice coresChannel Tunnel gatefold a network of interlinking tunnels and passages Thunder Horse Oil Field the deepest oil field ever found Bingham Canyon Mine the world's deepest opencast mine longestIn each chapter Megastructures also looks at Failures and Accidents including such frightening events as windows falling out roofs collapsing floods and explosions Future chapters in each section describe the monsters of tomorrow like the pickle shaped Gherkin tower the Lake Vostok tunnel deep under Antarctic ice and the Bering Bridge linking the USA and RussiaA glossary of words highlighted in the text a resources section and an index round out this riveting book