Mathematical excursions to the world's great buildings

by Hahn, Alexander
Book / 2012
TitleMathematical excursions to the world's great buildings
Item typeBook
Author(s)Hahn, Alexander
ImprintPrinceton Princeton University Press, 2012
ISBN
  • 9780691145204
  • 0691145202
LanguageEnglish
URLLink to original record
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-310) and index.
  • Humanity awakening: sensing form and creating structures - - Greek geometry and Roman engineering -- Architecture inspired by faith -- Transmission of mathematics and transition in architecture -- The Renaissance: architecture and the human spirit -- A new architecture: materials, structural analysis, computers, and design -- Basic calculus and its application to the analysis of structures.
Physical descriptionix, 317 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Year Published: 
2012

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