Science and the City - Laurie Winkless (Hardcover)

The Mechanics Behind the Metropolis

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Description

A window into the hidden science and engineering that are the backbone and lifeblood of the city, now and in the future.

Product Details

Barcode
9781472913210
Department
Books
Released
11 Aug 2016
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Laurie Winkless
Subtitle
The Mechanics Behind the Metropolis
Binding
Hardback
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of Pages
288
Dimensions
216 x 135 x 135mm

Annotation

Uncovering the science and engineering that shapes our cities, a physicist reveals how technology will help us meet the challenges of a soaring world population, from an ever-increasing demand for power, water and Internet access, to simply how to get about in a megacity of tens of millions of people.

Non-Fiction

BIC Classification 1
Impact of science & technology on society
BIC Classification 2
Popular science
BIC Classification 3
Technology: general issues
Readership
General (US: Trade)