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Building the world : an encyclopedia of the great engineering projects in history

Frank Paul Davidson 1918-; Kathleen Lusk-Brooke 2006

Available at St. Ambrose University Library  First Floor Reference  (REF T56 .I44 2006 )()

  • Title:
    Building the world : an encyclopedia of the great engineering projects in history
  • Author: Frank Paul Davidson 1918-; Kathleen Lusk-Brooke
  • Subjects: Industrial engineering; g Engineering; Value analysis (Cost control)
  • Description: Volume 1. Solomon's Temple : Israel -- The founding of Cyrene : Libya -- The aqueducts of Rome : Italy -- The Grand Canal : China -- Protective dikes and land reclamation : The Netherlands -- The founding of Baghdad : Iraq -- Charlemagne's works : Western Europe -- London Bridge : England -- The New River : England -- The Taj Mahal : India -- The Canal des Deux Mers : France -- The founding of St. Petersburg : Russia -- The founding of Washington, DC : United States -- The Erie Canal : United States -- The City of Singapore : Singapore -- The Suez Canal : Egypt -- The Transcontinental Railroad : United States -- The Brooklyn Bridge : United States -- The Canadian Pacific Railway : Canada -- The Eiffel Tower : France -- The Trans-Siberian Railway : Russia -- The Panama Canal : Panama -- The Federal Highway System : United States -- The Colorado River and Hoover Dam : United States -- Volume 2. The Tennessee Valley Authority : United States -- The Manhattan Project and the Atomic Energy Act : United States -- The Alaska Highway : United States and Canada -- The Snowy Mountains Hydroelectric Power Project : Australia -- The Mont Blanc Tunnel : Italy, France, and Switzerland -- The founding of Brasília : Brazil -- NASA and the Apollo Program : United States -- The High Dam at Aswan : Egypt -- The Communications Satellite (COMSAT) : United States -- The National Trails System : United States -- Shinkansen-National High-speed Railways : Japan -- The Trans-Alaska Pipeline : United States and Canada -- The Itaipú Hydroelectric Power Project : Brazil and Paraquay -- The founding of Abuja : Nigeria -- The Channel Tunnel : England and France -- SEMATECH : United States -- The Central Artery/Tunnel Project ("Big Dig") : United States.
  • Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press
  • Creation Date: 2006
  • Format: 2 v. (xxiii, 937 p.) : ill., map ; 27 cm..
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN0313333734 (vol .1);ISBN9780313333736 (vol .1);ISBN0313333742 (v. 2);ISBN9780313333743 (v. 2);ISBN0313333548 (set : alk. paper);ISBN9780313333545 (set : alk. paper)
  • Source: 01SAUNI ALMA
  • Alma MMS ID: 991000733939702845

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