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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

Vol 82 – No. 2 – 2012

CONTENTS

ARTICLES

Pg 159 – The Bélidor Bascule Bridge Design
Fabrizio Barpi and Michael A.B. Deakin

Pg 176 – John Wise – Unrecognized Engine Builder and Contemporary of Newcomen and Watt
Steve Grudgings

Pg 187 – Tunnelling in the 1740s: The Water Mine at Coleshill House
Bryan Lawton

Pg 210 – Epsom, Britain’s First Public Automatic Telephone Exchange
John Liffen

Pg 233 – The Early Nineteenth-Century Chain Testing Machines
C.E. Turner

Pg 262 – William Tierney Clark (1783-1852) CE FRS: The Man and his Contemporaries
Sandor P. Vaci

Pg 283 – Development of the Poppet Type Exhaust Valve in the Internal Combustion Engine: Part 1 1860-1930
Fred Starr

REVIEWS

Pg 315 – D. Carpenter, Below the Waterline (R.J.M. Carr); J. Christopher, The Lost Works of Isambard Kingdom Brunel (Mike Chrimes); Clarification (Roger Cline)

Further reviews and the Index have had to be held over, due to constraints of space. It is hoped to include the Index at www.newcomen.com on the Publications/Journal section.