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Astronauts on "Apollo 13 averted disaster with the help of duct tape. The design of the Sydney Opera House was based on the segments of an orange. The Tacoma Narrows Bridge swayed so much it was nicknamed "Galloping Gertie." From genius designs to deadly design-flaws, the story of engineering is full of oddities and surprises. Fantastic Feats and Failures includes bridge and dome-building projects, and other activities to test your engineering know-how.

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Some engineering feats are designed to last — others are doomed to fail. Learn the difference and try some engineering activities for yourself!

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ISBN:
9781553376347
Editor:
Yes Mag
Author:
Yes Mag
Editor:
Yes Magazine
Author:
Yes Magazine
Author:
Yes Mag
Publisher:
Kids Can Press
Location:
Toronto
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Reference
Subject:
Curiosities & Wonders
Subject:
Structural design
Subject:
Structural failures
Subject:
Structural analysis
Subject:
Children s-How Things Work
Series Volume:
PRB 02-32E
Publication Date:
20040831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
52
Dimensions:
11.00x8.50x.19 in. .46 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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