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SOME INTRODUCTORY REMARKS
ROMAN AND GREEK BOOKS RELEVANT TO BUILDING SCIENCE
STRUCTURE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD
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ancient Rome aqueducts architects Bath beam Beauvais Cathedral became bending blocks braccia brick bridge Brunelleschi building science built cast iron catenary cement century B.C. Chapter churches collapse columns compression construction cupola Duomo Duomo of Florence early Eddystone lighthouse eighteenth century elastic Empire engineering England Europe fan vault fifteenth century fire Florence flying buttresses force formwork France geometry glass Gothic architecture Gothic cathedrals Greek groined vault heating Hero of Alexandria Heyman Ref horizontal reaction hypocaust invention joints lime line of thrust load London masonry masonry arch master mason material mechanics medieval Middle Ages modern mortar nave nineteenth century Pantheon Paris piers Pietro pozzolana problem produced proportional published ratio Renaissance ribs Roman architecture Roman concrete Section 6.3 seventeenth century sixteenth span stone strength stress surviving temple tensile tension theaters theory thickness timber roof timber structures tower truss vertical Viollet-le-Duc Vitruvius walls water supply weight Wren