Structures Or Why Things Don’t Fall Down

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A structure has been defined as “an assemblage of material which is rent to sustain loads, and the study of structures one of the traditional branches of science.

If a greeting structure breaks, people are likely to get killed and to engineer de well to investigate the behaver of structures with circumventing Lice.

But unfortunately, when they come to tell other people about their subject, something goes badly wrong, for they talk in & strimmer language, and score of a án kết with the conviction.

That the study of structures and the way in which they carry loads incompletes-Sle, relevant and very boring indeed.

Yel structures are involved in our lives in so many ways that we Cancel really afford to ignore there af, every plant and animal and nearly all of the works of man have to suit greater.

or less mechanical forces without breaking, and so practically everything is a structure of one kind or another.

When we talk about structures we shall have to ask, not only the way buildings and bridges fall down and why machinery and macrophages sometimes break.

But also how worms came to be the shape they are and why a bat can y into a rose bush without tearing its wings.

How do our tendons work? Why do we get “lumbago”? How were players’ dactyls able to weigh so little? Why do birds have leathers & How do our arteries work?

What can we do for crippled children? Why are sailing ships rigged in the way they are? Why did the bow of Odysseus have to be so hard to sing?

Why did the ancients take the wheels of their changes at night How did a Greek catapult work Whysa med shaken by the wind and why is the Parthenon so beautiful?

Can engineers learn from natural structures? What can doctors and biologists and artists and archaeologists learn from engineers?

As it has turned out, the struggle to understand the real reasons why structures work and why things break has been a great deal more difficult and bas ken noch longer than one might have expected.

AuthorJ E Gordon
LanguageEnglish
Pages212
PDF Size14.6 MB
CategoryMathematics

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