Awesome Engineering: Tunnels

Sally Spray

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Franklin Watts

9781445155357
32
Synopsis

A guide to landmark achievements in engineering

Follow the developments of tunnels, as they have gone deeper underground, have travelled further and helped us transport people, energy and goods through engineering skill, design and ambition.

Get to grips with the mind-boggling advances that have been made in engineering. Find out about awe-inspiring buildings and technology. he books in the Awesome Engineering series are filled with impactful artwork, diagrams and explanations that make the awesome feats of engineering easy to understand.

Bright and bold artwork, alongside clear explanations and diagrams, guide you through a chronology of landmark engineering achievements from around the world.

Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.

Contents:
Going Underground
Thames Tunnel
New York City Subway
Holland Tunnel
Seikan Tunnel
Channel Tunnel
Oresund Tunnel
Laerdal Tunnel
Boston Big Dig Project
Smart Tunnel
Hadron Collider Tunnel
Gotthard Base Tunnel
Fascinating Facts
Further Information
Glossary
Index