Engineers / [written by John Farndon ... [and others] ; editor-in-chief, Adam Hart-Davis].
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|Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library||620 HART (Text)||38650833371857||Adult Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781465435972
- ISBN: 1465435972
- Physical Description: 360 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
- Publisher: New York, N.Y. : DK Publishing, .
- Copyright: ©2012.
Subtitle on cover: From the great pyramids to the pioneers of space travel.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
The early engineers. Building the ancient world ; Ancient innovators -- Renaissance and enlightenment. Islamic engineers ; Renaissance polymaths ; A new technology ; Waterways and harbors ; Early steam engines -- The industrial revolution. Developing the steam engine ; Harnessing electricity ; The factory floor ; Building bridges ; Balloons and airships -- The machine age. A transportation revolution ; Industrial innovations ; Great constructions ; Public health ; Radio and sound -- Modern times. The automobile ; Motion pictures ; Towering structures ; Flying machines ; Space engineering.
Presents a history of the world's most prominent and revolutionary engineers, discussing their key feats and major breakthroughs, from Archimedes and Leonardo da Vinci to Henry Ford and the Wright brothers.
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