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'Toys that save millions' - a history of using physical models in structural design

Based on his 2013 James Sutherland History Lecture, Bill Addis looks back over three centuries of model testing; from the design of St Paul's Cathedral in the 1670s to the introduction of computer modelling in the 1980s.

Author(s): W. Addis