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Thurston, Robert Henry 1839-1903

Overview
Works: 529 works in 975 publications in 3 languages and 5,034 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History 
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 )

37 editions published between 1878 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a very detailed site that covers the experimentation of some of the concepts of steam engine usage as early as 200 b.c. and how they were later incorporated into the earliest versions of steam engines. (See also Web Feet's section Railroads, History of.)
Reflections on the motive power of fire by Sadi Carnot( Book )

21 editions published between 1879 and 2007 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The title essay, along with related papers in this volume, laid the foundation of modern thermodynamics. Highly readable, it contains no arguments that depend on calculus. Translation of 1890 edition
A history of the growth of the steam-engine by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

34 editions published between 1878 and 2008 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A manual of steam-boilers: their design, construction, and operation by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

36 editions published between 1888 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

26 editions published between 1891 and 1907 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1891 and 2015 in English and held by 120 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 treatise on friction and lost work in machinery and millwork by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

22 editions published between 1885 and 2016 in English and held by 104 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 80 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 )

23 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire de la machine à vapeur by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

12 editions published between 1880 and 1882 in French and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander Hamilton by William Graham Sumner( Book )

7 editions published between 1891 and 1905 in English and held by 62 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 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donacion Biblioteca de Zea. Firma : Gabriel Lalinde
Steam boiler explosions : in theory and in practice by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

13 editions published between 1887 and 2015 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1876 and 2013 in English and held by 45 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 )

7 editions published between 1877 and 1891 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1887 and 1892 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report on machinery and manufactures, with an account of European manufacturing districts by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

5 editions published in 1875 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Materials of engineering by Robert Henry Thurston( Book )

3 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reports of the commissioners of the United States to the International exhibition held at Vienna, 1873 by United States( )

2 editions published in 1876 in English and held by 0 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 (291)

French (22)

German (2)

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