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Thurston, Robert Henry 1839-1903

Overview
Works: 492 works in 946 publications in 3 languages and 4,918 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Former owner, Translator, Editor
Classifications: QC311, 536.7
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A history of the growth of the steam-engine by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

69 editions published between 1877 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections on the motive power of fire by Sadi Carnot( Book )

20 editions published between 1879 and 2007 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The title essay, along with other papers in this volume, laid the foundation of modern thermodynamics. Highly readable, Reflections contains no arguments that depend on calculus, examining the relation between heat and work in terms of heat in steam engines, air-engines, and an internal combustion machine. Translation of 1890 edition
Reports of the commissioners of the United States to the International Exhibition held at Vienna, 1873 by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1876 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A manual of the steam-engine. For engineers and technical schools; advanced courses by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

35 editions published between 1891 and 1907 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Fulton: his life and its results by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

4 editions published in 1891 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the full text of "Robert Fulton: His Life and its Results," by Robert H. Thurston. Robert Fulton was an American engineer and inventor (1765-1815) who invented the submarine and designed one of the first steamboats. Discusses old legends, steam in earlier times, early experiments in steam navigation, Robert Fulton's early life, and his experiments with steam. Offers information on the river and ocean steam fleets and the ocean steamers
A manual of steam-boilers: their design, construction, and operation by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

25 editions published between 1888 and 1909 in English and Undetermined and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treatise on friction and lost work in machinery and millwork by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

19 editions published between 1885 and 1907 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stationary steam engines; especially as adapted to electric lighting purposes by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

19 editions published between 1884 and 2013 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heat as a form of energy by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

10 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handbook of engine and boiler trials and of the indicator and Prony brake. For engineers and technical schools by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

22 editions published between 1890 and 1903 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander Hamilton by William Graham Sumner( Book )

7 editions published between 1891 and 1905 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The materials of engineering by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A text-book of the materials of construction, for use in technical and engineering schools by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

16 editions published between 1876 and 1900 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of arts, manufactures, and mines containing a clear exposition of their principles and practice by Andrew Ure( Book )

2 editions published in 1839 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The animal as a machine and a prime motor, and the laws of energetics by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

4 editions published between 1894 and 2013 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steam boiler explosions : in theory and in practice by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

10 editions published between 1887 and 1903 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strength and determination of the dimensions of structures of iron and steel with reference to the latest investigations by Jacob J Weyrauch( Book )

8 editions published between 1877 and 1891 in English and French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treatise on non-metallic materials of engineering : stone, timber, fuel, lubricants, etc. by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

9 editions published between 1883 and 1907 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Reflections on the motive power of fire
Alternative Names
Robert Henry Thurston Amerikaans ingenieur (1839-1903)

Robert Henry Thurston Mechanical engineer

Thurston, R. H.

Thurston, R. H 1839-1903

Thurston, R. H (Robert Henry), 1839-1903

Thurston Robert H. 1839-1903

Languages
English (306)

German (1)

French (1)

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