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Structures: Or Why Things Don't Fall Down Paperback – 10 Jul 2003

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"It is really, really good if you want a primer on structural design."--Elon Musk

"Rich and readable...personal, witty, and ironic."--Scientific American

"Here we have the conversation in the unbuttoned mood of a learned engineer with wide sympathies about his art, its history, its range, and the silly things which happen. It reads easily and has immense charm."--Architect's Journal

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J. E. Gordon, a professor at the University of Reading, is renowned for his research in plastics, crystals, and new materials.

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