Guide to Urban Engineering

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How does drinking water get to your tap, clean and under pressure? How does a pumpjack get oil out of the ground? What lies beneath a manhole cover? In sections on the six main areas of infrastructure – raw materials, water, power, transport (by road, rail, canal and air), communication and waste – this very accessible, illustrated guide provides an introduction to the technology that underpins modern life.

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Guide to Urban Engineering

Guide to Urban Engineering

Infrastructure and Technology in the Modern Landscape

Paperback224pp Illustrated

9780752469973     Product Code: 297696

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How does drinking water get to your tap, clean and under pressure? How does a pumpjack get oil out of the ground? What lies beneath a manhole cover? In sections on the six main areas of infrastructure – raw materials, water, power, transport (by road, rail, canal and air), communication and waste – this very accessible, illustrated guide provides an introduction to the technology that underpins modern life.

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