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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Publication date May 19, 2014
Pages 320
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781108070294
ISBN-10 1108070299
Dimensions 1 by 5.75 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $39.99
Other format details university press
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: While living in Japan, John Milne (1850-1913) sought to study the 1880 Yokohama earthquake, soon realising that scientists lacked the proper tools. Aided by colleagues, he went on to develop the necessary instrumentation, and by 1896 he had built the first seismograph capable of recording major earthquakes in any part of the world. His textbook Earthquakes and Other Earth Movements (also reissued in this series) had appeared in 1886. In this follow-up work, published in 1898, Milne continues to discuss the nature of earthquakes, the methods and equipment needed to investigate them, and how to apply this knowledge to construction. He references the research, hypotheses and formulae of modern scientists, also noting in passing the suggestions made by earlier authors on the causes of seismic activity. The text is accompanied by many diagrams, especially of experimental apparatus, and several photographs illustrate damaged buildings and bridges.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780548546390
 
from Kessinger Pub Co (September 30, 2007)
9780548546390 | details & prices | 336 pages | List price $45.95
About: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
Paperback
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from Cambridge Univ Pr (May 19, 2014)
9781108070294 | details & prices | 320 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $39.99
About: While living in Japan, John Milne (1850-1913) sought to study the 1880 Yokohama earthquake, soon realising that scientists lacked the proper tools.
1 edition from Kessinger Pub Co (September 30, 2007)
9780548497913 | details & prices | 320 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $30.95
from Obscure Pr (August 23, 2006)
9781846645969 | details & prices | List price $19.95

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