The Newcomen Archive of Past Papers

The International Journal (formerly Transactions)  was founded in 1920 and has appeared in yearly or twice-yearly volumes ever since. It comprises an unparalleled body of original research material contributed over the course of nearly a century by leading engineers and historians.

There is a complete online archive of the papers dating back to 1920. They are available in Acrobat (PDF) format, to search, browse through, download and print out.

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  • Forthcoming Events

    Feb
    20
    Tue
    2018
    6:30 pm Dirty but Necessary: South Hamps... @ PORTSMOUTH: Portland Bldg, Rm PO1-11
    Dirty but Necessary: South Hamps... @ PORTSMOUTH: Portland Bldg, Rm PO1-11
    Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    A lecture by James Thomas
    Feb
    26
    Mon
    2018
    6:30 pm Brunel’s Fan @ SHEFFIELD Kelham Island Museum
    Brunel’s Fan @ SHEFFIELD Kelham Island Museum
    Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
    A lecture by Michael Bailey. This is a joint meeting with the Stephenson Locomotive Society
    Feb
    27
    Tue
    2018
    6:30 pm Who designed the Clifton Suspens... @ MANCHESTER Museum of Science & Industry
    Who designed the Clifton Suspens... @ MANCHESTER Museum of Science & Industry
    Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    A lecture by Julia Elton.
    Mar
    7
    Wed
    2018
    7:00 pm James Watt and the Lunar Society @ BIRMINGHAM: Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum
    James Watt and the Lunar Society @ BIRMINGHAM: Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum
    Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    A lecture by Dr Jim Andrew. Doors open at 6.30pm.  For Sat Nav, use postcode B4 7AP
    Mar
    13
    Tue
    2018
    5:30 pm Ken Barraclough Memorial Lecture... @ SHEFFIELD Holiday Inn Royal Victoria
    Ken Barraclough Memorial Lecture... @ SHEFFIELD Holiday Inn Royal Victoria
    Mar 13 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    The Ken Barraclough Memorial Lecture by Norman Bonner. This is a joint meeting with the Sheffield Metallurgical and Engineering Association and the South Yorkshire Industrial History Society. This talk is open to all and there[...]
    Mar
    14
    Wed
    2018
    5:45 pm Changing Waterscapes: managing w... @ LONDON: The Dana Studio,
    Changing Waterscapes: managing w... @ LONDON: The Dana Studio,
    Mar 14 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm
    A lecture by Dr Carry van Lieshout
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