Find a copy in the library
Finding libraries that hold this item...
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Robert Stephenson-the eminent engineer.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2003
|Named Person:||Robert Stephenson; Robert Stephenson|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael R Bailey
|Notes:||"Published in association with the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the Newcomen Society."|
|Description:||xxvii, 401 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||I. Influence and achievement. The early years / Michael Bailey --
London and Birmingham / Mike Chrimes --
Chamber consultations / Michael Bailey --
Strategy, tactics and mania / Michael Bailey --
Wider orizons / Michael Bailey --
The mechanical business / Michael Bailey --
Robert Stephenson in society / Julia Elton. II. Innovation and technique. Building the London & Birmingham railway / Mike Chrimes --
Railway building / Mike Chrimes and Robert Thomas --
Iron railway bridges / James Sutherland --
Masonry structures / Ted Ruddock --
Water engineering / Denis Smith.
|Responsibility:||edited by Michael R. Bailey.|
'The new book does much to bring the man to life and his works to light. It's an important work on an engineer who has not received the fame he perhaps deserves.' Professional Engineering 'This is a