Building Across: Beams and Bending

Start watching with your public library card or university login

Building Across: Beams and Bending

2011
31 mins

Beams, combining tension and compression, are central to the second aspiration supported by engineering: building across long distances. As you survey beams from the primitive lintel over the Lion Gate at Mycenae to Norway's...

Read more
Features
Stephen Ressler Ph.D