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Item Number: 115554
Title: Mechanics and Architecture between Epistéme and Téchne : In Commemoration of Edoardo Benvenuto (1940-1988) on the Tenth Anniversary (Rome, December 5, 2008)
Author: Sinopoli, Anna (ed)
Price: Not Available
ISBN: 9788863721720
Description: Roma: Storia e letteratura, 2010. 24cm., pbk., 234pp. Contents: J. Heyman "Mathematics and Structural Engineering," J. Sakarovitch "The History of Construction and the History of Science," P. Villaggio "Artificial and Geological Isoresistant Buttresses," A. Sinopoli "Vaults and Pseudo-vaults: Unilaterality and Dry Friction," C. Conti / G. Martinis "Hero Of Alexandria, Severus and Celer: Treatises and Vaulting at the Nero’s Time," A. Becchi "Architecture as a Mechanical Problem. A ‘New’ Renaissance Manuscript and Some Old Stories," P. Radelet-de Grave "The Beginnings of Elasticity and Interaction with the Development of the Calculus," F. Foce "A Pearl from the History of Structural Mechanics. Mery, Saint-Venant and the Théorie des voûtes," S. Huerta "Thomas Young’s Theory of the Arch: Thermal Effects," K. Kurrer "Philosophy and Structural Engineering". (Temi e testi, 82)

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