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This excellent historical survey of the strength of materials features many references to the theories of elasticity and structure. Covers the pyramids of ancient Egypt to the fortifications of the Greeks and Romans. 245 figures.

History of Strength of Materials 1983, Dover Publications, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780486611877

Revised edition

Trade paperback

History of Strength of Materials 1953, McGraw-Hill Inc.,US, New York

ISBN-13: 9780070647251