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By Parry, Dick
Dick Parry looks at the engineering developments of the medieval age.
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Pyramids are one of the wonders of the ancient world. But one mystery remains - how were they built? Using archaeological records and the basic principles of engineering, Parry provides an account of the design history of the pyramids, the techniques and organization needed and i...nsights into why the pyramids were designed as they were.Read more
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Engineering the ancient world
Using both the archaeological record and the basic principles of engineering, this work proposes the Egyptians moved the stones of the pyramids into place by a system of rollers and ramps, not the sledges beloved of Egyptologists.
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By Williamson, Audrey; Parry, Dick
The opening up of huge iron ore finds in the Hammersley Ranges in the nineteen sixties has led to the need for major new infrastructure, including railways to convey the ore several hundred miles to the coast.
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