Construction 2 pp 128-154 | Cite as

Structures and Superstructures

  • A. V. Hore
  • J. G. Kehoe
  • R. McMullan
  • M. R. Penton
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Abstract

The early structures of the world, such as pyramids, buildings, bridges and towers, were designed by using experience, intuition and rules of thumb. Many of the structures collapsed or needed support, so we now use theory and mathematics to help design and build structures which are efficient and safe.

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© A.V. Hore, J.G. Kehoe, R. McMullan and M.R. Penton 1997

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  • A. V. Hore
  • J. G. Kehoe
  • R. McMullan
  • M. R. Penton

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