The Cathedral Engineers

Canada, 1983

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Aesthetic appreciation and scientific investigation combine in this program, which highlights the architectural triumph of the Middle Ages. The engineering achievements of the cathedrals at Chartres, Bourges, and Beauvais are analysed by photoelastic modelling, and the distribution of forces and dangerous stresses are explained.

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Richard Longley

Language

English

Duration

00:28:00:00

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Colour

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