Rust

Author: Jonathan Waldman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451691602
Size: 15.19 MB
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Originally publlished in hardcover in 2015 by Simon & Schuster.

Rust

Author: Jonathan Waldman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451691599
Size: 14.25 MB
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An environmental journalist traces the historical war against rust, revealing how rust-related damage costs more than all other natural disasters combined and how it is combated by industrial workers, the government, universities and ...

Rust

Author: Jonathan Waldman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451691610
Size: 64.29 MB
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It is rust—and this book, full of wit and insight, disasters and triumphs—is its story. “Jonathan Waldman’s first book is as obsessive as it is informative…he takes us deep into places and situations that are too often ignored or ...

Green On Blue

Author: Elliot Ackerman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476778566
Size: 18.14 MB
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A "debut novel about a young Afghan orphan and the harrowing, intractable nature of war"--Amazon.com.

The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632863618
Size: 47.15 MB
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Acclaimed engineer and historian Henry Petroski explores our core infrastructure from both historical and contemporary perspectives, explaining how essential their maintenance is to America's economic health.

Concrete Planet

Author: Robert Courland
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1616144823
Size: 28.42 MB
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This book delves into this history, opening readers’ eyes at every turn.

Stuff Matters

Author: Mark Miodownik
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544236041
Size: 62.53 MB
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A world-leading materials scientist presents an engrossing collection of stories that explain the science and history of materials, from the plastic in our appliances to the elastic in our underpants, revealing the miracles of engineering ...

Steel

Author: Brooke C. Stoddard
Publisher: Zenith Press
ISBN: 0760347425
Size: 76.93 MB
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"A history of steel, an examination of its impact on civilization, and a firsthand look at how it is made today"--

Feathers

Author: Thor Hanson
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465028780
Size: 50.14 MB
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A biologist presents the natural history of feathers, applying the findings of paleontologists, ornithologists, biologists, engineers, and art historians to answer questions about the origin of feathers, their evolution, and their uses ...