NY: John Wiley, 1982. 1st Edition. Hardcover. New / No Dj. Item #57698
NEW BOOK; non-mathematical primer exposes the basic principles governing the balance of forces on material bodies in terms of simple, familiar phenomena. Offers architects and engineers an historical, cultural and phenomenological appreciation of statics that cuts through the complicated mathematical "shorthand" obscuring the simplicity and elegance of the science.