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  • The GWR Storyby Rosa Matheson

    The History Press 2012; US$ 4.36

    The Great Western Railway was engineering by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, planned to link London with the south-west and west of England. Enabled by Parliament in 1835, it soon became known as 'God's Wonderful Railway', regarded as the most advanced in the world. Even after amalgamation in 1922, when the 'big 4' were created, GWR alone retained its name... more...

  • The Bluffer's Guide to Carsby Martin Gurdon

    Bluffer's Guides 2013; US$ 4.36

    From 'Station Wagons' to 'Hatchbacks', and from 'Cadillacs' to 'Pontiacs', The Bluffer's Guide to Cars provides everything you need to know to get your conversation into gear. more...

  • British Steam Patriotsby Keith Langston

    Wharncliffe 2012; US$ 5.99

    The Patriot class, often referred to as 'Baby Scots', were an immediate success displaying consistently good performance. The class was withdrawn over a two year period between 1960 and 1962 having all covered around 1.3 million miles each, unfortunately too early to be considered for preservation. The last two withdrawn were in good condition... more...

  • Flying Scotsmanby Brian Sharpe

    Wharncliffe 2009; US$ 8.99

    From hauling the first non-stop express from London to Edinburgh in 1928 and breaking the 100mph barrier in 1934, to being sold in 1963, and to its final home at the York National Railway Centre, The Flying Scotsman has a rich and, at times, controversial history.It has travelled across the USA and steamed across Australia, changed owners and color... more...

  • British Steam - BR Standard Locomotivesby Keith Langston

    Wharncliffe 2012; US$ 8.99

    After WWII the existing railway companies were all put into the control of the newly formed British Transport Commission and that government organization spawned British Railways, which came into being on 1st January 1948. The railway infrastructure had suffered badly during the war years and most of the steam locomotives were 'tired' and badly... more...

  • Model Engine-Makingby J. Pocock

    Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95

    First published in 1888 for beginners, Model Engine-Making is a fascinating and comprehensive guide to building your first steam engine. While steam is no longer ?the most important power of the day,? this book remains a fascinating in-depth resource for those with either a theoretical or practical interest in building and using small steam engines.... more...

  • Toleranzmanagement im Maschinen- und Fahrzeugbauby Bernd Klein

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 70.00

    Dieses Buch stellt das Tolerierungssystem im Zusammenhang dar, leistet Hilfestellung bei der Interpretation wesentlicher Normen und der Nutzung von Tolerierungsprinzipien und zeigt die Anwendung anhand von konkreten Beispiele, so dass die gewünschte Bauteilfunktionalität letztlich auch gewährleistet ist. Durch die Darlegung des DIN-ISO- und des ASME-Konzeptes... more...

  • Physik für Ingenieureby Ulrich Hahn

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 557.00

    großer Wert wird auf die ausführliche Herleitung der physikalischen Zusammenhänge und die dazu gehörenden lückenlosen Ketten von Schlussfolgerungen gelegt. Physikalische Größen werden nicht durch "von oben verordnete" Definitionen eingeführt, stattdessen wird anhand exemplarischer Beispiele ihr Nutzen bei der Beschreibung physikalischer Sachverhalte... more...

  • Advances in Wind Turbine Blade Design and Materialsby Povl Brøndsted; Rogier P. L. Nijssen

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 265.00

    Wind energy is gaining critical ground in the area of renewable energy, with wind energy being predicted to provide up to 8% of the world?s consumption of electricity by 2021. Advances in wind turbine blade design and materials reviews the design and functionality of wind turbine rotor blades as well as the requirements and challenges for composite... more...

  • LMS/BR Class 7 4-6-0 Rebuildsby David Clarke

    Crowood 2014; US$ 29.17

    A comprehensive look at the LMS/BR Class 7 4-6-0 rebuilt locomotives, including the rebuilt Jubilees, the rebuilt Patriots and the rebuilt Royal Scots. The book includes hundreds of photographs and feedback from the original crews that operated the engines. Contents include:Origins of the rebuilt Class 7s in the 1940s and the design of the 2A boiler;... more...