A Short History Of The Steam Engine

Author: Henry Winram Dickinson
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108012280
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A highly readable history of the stationary steam engine, intelligible to the non-specialist reader and engineer alike.

A History Of The Growth Of The Steam Engine

Author: Robert Henry Thurston
Editor: N.Y.: D. Appleton
Size: 14,35 MB
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A Brief History Of The Age Of Steam

Author: Thomas Crump
Editor: Constable
Size: 10,16 MB
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In 1710 an obscure Devon ironmonger Thomas Newcomen invented a machine with a pump driven by coal, used to extract water from mines. Over the next two hundred years the steam engine would be at the heart of the industrial revolution that changed the fortunes of nations. Passionately written and insightful, A Brief History of the Age of Steam reveals not just the lives of the great inventors such as Watts, Stephenson and Brunel but also tells a narrative that reaches from the US to the expansion of China, India and South America and shows how the steam engine changed the world.

Power From Steam

Author: Richard L. Hills
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521458344
Size: 14,45 MB
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This is the first comprehensive history of the steam engine in fifty years. It follows the development of reciprocating steam engines, from their earliest forms to the beginning of the twentieth century when they were replaced by steam turbines.

A Short History Of Technology From The Earliest Times To A D 1900

Author: Thomas Kingston Derry
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486274721
Size: 20,77 MB
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Highly readable, profusely illustrated survey relates technology to history of every age: food production, metalworking, mining, steam power, transportation, electricity, and much more. 354 black-and-white illustrations. 1961 edition.

A Short History Of Trains

Author: Christian Wolmar
Editor: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241406587
Size: 14,39 MB
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A fascinating journey through the history of railways, includes first-hand accounts of innovation, triumph, and tragedy. From the earliest steam engine to the high-speed bullet trains of today, A Short History of the Railway reveals the hidden stories of railway history across the world - the inspired engineering; the blood, sweat, and tears that went into the construction of the tracks; the ground-breaking innovations behind the trains that travelled along them; and the triumphs and tragedies of the people who made the railway what it is. Chart the history of the Trans-Siberian railway, the Orient Express, and Maglev trains and the impact of world events on the development of trains and the railway. Explore the pioneering railway lines that crossed continents, the key trains of each era, and the locomotives that changed the world. A riveting narrative packed with photographs, diagrams, and maps to illustrate and illuminate, this is the biography of the machines that carried us into the modern era.

A Short History Of Naval And Marine Engineering

Author: Edgar C. Smith
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107672937
Size: 19,31 MB
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Originally published in 1938, this book was written to provide an account of the historical development of naval and marine engineering. The material which formed the basis of the text was gathered together from a variety of sources during a period of approximately thirty years. Technical papers, presidential addresses, journals, textbooks, biographies, official regulations, personal letters, reminiscences and previously unpublished manuscripts were all drawn upon to illustrate the many aspects of naval and marine engineering. Numerous illustrative figures are included throughout. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of engineering.

A Short History Of Naval And Marine Engineering

Editor: CUP Archive
Size: 11,89 MB
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