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By Stanley D. Brunn

This is the 1st e-book to ascertain the particular effect of actual and social engineering tasks in additional than fifty nations from a multidisciplinary point of view. The e-book brings jointly a world crew of approximately 200 authors from over dozen diverse international locations and greater than a dozen varied social, environmental, and engineering sciences. jointly they rfile and illustrate with case stories, maps and pictures the dimensions and affects of many megaprojects and the significance of learning those initiatives in ancient, modern and postmodern views. This pioneering publication will stimulate curiosity in studying numerous either social and actual engineering tasks at neighborhood, nearby, and worldwide scales and from disciplinary and trans-disciplinary perspectives.

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Camp Roberts architecture diagram . . . . . . . . Afghan elections architecture diagram . . . . . . . Afghanistan attacks by district, September 2–8, 2009 . . . Change in violence by district, August 11–September 9, 2009 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Total fraud complaints by province for the 2009 Afghanistan presidential election . . . . . . . . Citizen reported election day incidents . . . . . . . Benford fraud analysis of Afghanistan election results .

Sign depicting Gautrain construction . . . . . . . Gautrain construction at Tambo international airport . . Logo promoting Gautrain . . . . . . . . . . The central artery/tunnel project . . . . . . . . The elevated central artery, 2001 . . . . . . . . The same area after project completion, 2008 . . . . Boston harbor . . . . . . . . . . . . . Site of future pier and marina on Spectacle Island . . . Erosion control walls on Spectacle Island made with sections of central artery .

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