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Construction Revolution-Arches and Concrete

Kanopy (Firm)
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Video; Streaming Video; Online
Summary
Learn how the physics of the arch solves the problem of the tensile weakness of stone. Then see how standard bricks and concrete greatly simplify and reduce the cost of monumental building. These technologies were the key to Rome's construction revolution.
Performers
Features: Stephen Ressler Ph.D., Lehigh University
Release Date
2013
Language
In English
Notes
  • Title from title frames.
  • In Process Record.
Published
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2015.
Recording Info
Originally produced by The Teaching Company/The Great Courses in 2013.
Publisher no.
1146690 Kanopy
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1 online resource (streaming video file)
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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