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Steam engineering

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  • Power from Steamby Richard L. Hills

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 70.00

    Power from Steam is the first comprehensive history of the steam engine in 50 years. more...

  • Auswuchttechnikby Hatto Schneider

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    Fur die Qualitatssicherung von Rotoren ist das Auswuchten ein unverzichtbarer Schritt. Dabei verandern sich mit jeder Weiterentwicklung der Rotoren die Anforderungen an die Auswuchttechnik. Wichtige Prinzipien des Auswuchtens werden in dem Buch erklart. Es dient als Werkzeug, um die stets neu auftretenden Probleme beim Auswuchten sachgerecht und wirtschaftlich... 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 The class was withdrawn over a two year period between 1960 and 1962 having all covered around 1.3 million miles each, unfortunately too early to be considered for preservation. The last two withdrawn were in good condition...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...

  • Advances in Wind Turbine Blade Design and Materialsby P Brøndsted; R 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...

  • The Railways of Glasgowby Gordon D Webster

    The History Press 2014; US$ 24.78

    The city of Glasgow, formerly one of the largest industrial centres in the world, was once responsible for building about one-quarter of the world's railway locomotives. This was complemented by a massive urban railway network: the second largest in the UK. However, the Beeching Report of 1963 inevitably took its toll on Glasgow. This book examines... more...

  • Fuel and Combustion Systems Safetyby John R. Puskar

    Wiley 2013; US$ 89.95

    Practical, easy-to-follow advice that saves lives Based on the author's thirty years of hands-on experience working in the field of industrial fuel systems and combustion equipment safety, this book integrates safety codes with practical, tested, and proven guidance that makes it viable to specify, operate, and maintain industrial fuel and combustion... more...