An Encyclopedia of Civil Engineering: historical, theoretical and practical

An Encyclopedia of Civil Engineering: historical, theoretical and practical

By: Edward Cresy (author)Hardback

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Edward Cresy, the renowned architectural historian and civil engineer, has drawn on his incredible vision and breadth of knowledge to bring together a remarkable history of civil engineering. First published in 1847 this facsimile edition of the first part of his encyclopaedia includes a vast number of illustrations, a history of civil engineering by period and a glimpse into the theory and practices of the day. Cresy's Encyclopaedia of Civil Engineering even includes the earliest measured drawing of the leaning tower of Pisa.


BOOK ONE - History of Civil Engineering Phoenician Egyptian Grecian Roman Engineering Holland and Germany France America Britain BOOK TWO - Theory and Practice of Engineering Geology and Water Composition and use of Minerals On Stone Bricks and Tiles Mortars and Cements Of Pise Tar, Pitch, Resin, Glass Geometry

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  • ISBN13: 9780727736352
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 918
  • ID: 9780727736352
  • weight: 1140
  • ISBN10: 0727736353

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