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John Smeaton, FRS

Author: A W Skempton
Publisher: London : T. Telford, 1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Smeaton, the greatest civil engineer of the 18th century, was principal founder of the profession in Britain and an engineering scientist of international repute. This is a biography of Smeaton,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Smeaton; John Smeaton; John Smeaton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A W Skempton
ISBN: 072770088X 9780727700889 0727716743 9780727716743
OCLC Number: 11113178
Description: 291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: John Smeaton / Trevor Turner --
Scientific work / Norman Smith --
Mills and millwork / Denis Smith --
The Eddystone Lighthouse / Rowland J. Mainstone --
Rivers and canals / Charles Hadfield --
Fen drainage / A.W. Skempton --
Bridges / Ted Ruddock --
Steam engines / J.S. Allen --
Harbours / A.W. Skempton --
Professional practice / Denis Smith --
Papers, reports, and drawings / A.W. Skempton.
Responsibility: edited by A.W. Skempton.

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