Dams and Waterways , a title in the five-title series Frameworks: Science, Technology, and the Built Environment , illuminates the history, architecture, environmental impact, and scientific and engineering principles behind the design and construction of dams, canals, and other waterways around the world throughout history. Examples include aqueducts in the Roman Empire, the Hoover Dam, Aswan High Dam, Three Gorges Dam, and the Erie Canal. Dams and Waterways provides an interdisciplinary, visual approach that combines ...

Dams and Waterways 2009, M.E. Sharpe

ISBN-13: 9780765681225

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