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Fairbairn, William Sir 1789-1874

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Works: 137 works in 487 publications in 2 languages and 3,078 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Handbooks and manuals  Local history  Maps  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Printer
Classifications: TH1610, 624.2
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On the application of cast and wrought iron to building purposes by William Fairbairn( Book )

56 editions published between 1854 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iron, its history, properties, & processes of manufacture by William Fairbairn( Book )

19 editions published between 1861 and 2010 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographies of distinguished scientific men by F Arago( Book )

7 editions published between 1857 and 2000 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yorkshire, past and present : a history and a description of the three ridings of the great county of York, from the earliest ages to the year 1870 : with an account of its manufactures, commerce, and civil and mechanical engineering by Thomas Baines( Book )

18 editions published between 1868 and 1869 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With an account of the rise and progress of manufactures and commerce, and civil and mechanical engineering in these district / by William Fairbairn
A treatise on the strength of timber, cast and malleable iron, and other materials: with rules for application in architecture, the construction of suspension bridges, railways, &c.; and an appendix on the power of locomotive engines, and the effect of inclined planes and gradients. With seven plates by Peter Barlow( Book )

7 editions published between 1867 and 2011 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive work from the 19th century covers the strength of materials with regard to construction of buildings, bridges and railways, etc. and includes an appendix on the power of locomotive engines and the effect of inclined planes and gradients
Treatise on mills and mill work by William Fairbairn( Book )

12 editions published between 1861 and 2014 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treatise on mills and millwork by William Fairbairn( Book )

3 editions published between 1864 and 1865 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The practical metal-worker's assistant ... With the application of the art of electro-metallurgy to manufacturing processes by Oliver Byrne( Book )

12 editions published between 1851 and 1899 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reservoirs on the river Bann, in the county of Down, Ireland, for more effectually supplying the mills with water by William Fairbairn( Book )

7 editions published in 1836 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Sir William Fairbairn, bart by William Fairbairn( Book )

8 editions published between 1877 and 1970 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After preliminary chapters on the engineering profession this biography covers: Fairbairn's childhood, first employment and apprenticeship; his moves to and work in London and Manchester; his work on water-wheels, canal transportation, and iron ship-building; his work for the Turkish government; his work on the Conway, Britannia, and Rhine bridges; his scientific honours and literary work
Biographies of distinguished scientific men by F Arago( Book )

5 editions published between 1859 and 1995 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On tubular girder bridges ... With an abstract of the discussion upon the paper by William Fairbairn( Book )

2 editions published in 1851 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Useful information for engineers; being a series of lectures delivered to the working engineers of Yorkshire and Lancashire; together with a series of appendices, containing the results of experimental inquiries into the strength of materials, the causes of boiler explosions, etc
Alternative Names
Fairbairn, Sir

Fairbairn, W. 1789-1874 Sir

Fairbairn, W. (William), Sir, 1789-1874

Fairbairn, William 1789-1874 Sir, bart

Fairbairn, William, Sir, bart., 1789-1874

William Fairbairn

William Fairbairn Brits civiel ingenieur (1789-1874)

William Fairbairn schottischer Ingenieur

William Fairbairn Scottish civil engineer, structural engineer and shipbuilder

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English (312)

French (6)

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