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TRANSACTIONS OF THE NEWCOMEN SOCIETY

Vol 69 – No. 1 – 1997-98

Pg iv – Officers and Council, 1997-98

Pg 1 – The Development of Methods of Detecting Hostile Aircraft at Night, 1935-1941
Professor R.W. Burns

Pg 23 – James Walker (1781-1862): Civil Engineer
Denis Smith (Presidential Address)

Pg 57 – Theory versus Practice in Dock Engineering
Adrian Jarvis

Pg 69 – Hydrogen Peroxide for Power and Propulsion
Eur Ing P.R. Stokes

Pg 97 – Eugene Belgrand (1810-1878): Civil Engineer, Geologist and Pioneer Hydrologist
George Atkinson

Pg 129 – The Brunels and the Grosvenor Bridge, Chester
G. Woodward

Pg 147 – The British Experience of the Salmson Aero Engine 1911-1918: a Case Study in Technology Transfer
Alexander Hayward

BOOK REVIEWS

Pg 167 – J. Binding, Brunel’s Royal Albert Bridge (M. Chrimes); J. Pfennig, Uber-Brucken Koln und der Rhein (M. Chrimes); J. Pipe, Electricity Supply in Caterham and District 1900-1992 (P.W. Sowan); D. Winterbone (ed.), An Engineering Archive (R.A. Buchanan); J. Simmons & G. Biddle, The Oxford Companion to British Railway History (D. Brooke); U. Hamilton, Teknik pa bonders villkor (M. Chrimes); L. Howsam, Scientists since 1660 (M. Chrimes); T.R. Pearce, The Locomotives of the Stockton and Darlington Railway (B. Attewell); D.P. Billington, The Innovators (B. Attewell); I. Constantinesco, George Constantinesco (I. McNeil); Svenskt Jarn under 2500 ar (C. Davison); A. Jarvis, Samuel Smiles and the Construction of Victorian Values (F.A.J.L. James)