The New Science of Strong Materials: Or Why You Don't Fall Through the Floor

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The New Science of Strong Materials or Why You Don't Fall Through the Floor - Gordon, J E, and Ball, Philip (Introduction by)

Why isn't wood weaker that it is? Why isn't steel stronger? Why does glass sometimes shatter and sometimes bend like spring? Why do ships break in half? What is a liquid and is treacle one? All these are questions about the nature of materials. All of them are vital to engineers but also fascinating as scientific problems. During the 250 years up ... Read More

The New Science of Strong Materials or Why You Don't Fall Through the Floor 2006, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

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The New Science of Strong Materials: Or Why You Don't Fall Through the Floor 1991, Penguin Books Ltd, London

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The New Science of Strong Materials or Why You Don't Fall Through the Floor 1984, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

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The New Science of Strong Materials: Or, Why You Don't Fall Through the Floor 1975, Penguin Books

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