Description

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

Vol 83 – No. 1 – January 2013

CONTENTS

ARTICLES

Pg 1 – Officers of the US Army Venture into Research, 1840-60
Robert B. Gordon

Pg 22 – The Russian Iron Industry (Excluding Bridges) Up To About 1850
J.G. James

Pg 62 – A Lifelong Love Affair – Sir Harry Ricardo and the Sleeve Valve
E.L. Marshall

Pg 96 – Obtaining a Royal Privilege in France for the Watt Engine, 1776-1786
Paul Naegel and Pierre Teissier

Pg 119 – The Transmission of Helicopter Technology, 1920-1939: Exchanges with von Baumhauer
Alex de Voogt

BOOK REVIEWS

Pg 141 – Edwin Trout, Some Writers on Concrete: The Literature of Reinforced Concrete 1897-1925 (Mike Chrimes); David Jenkins, From Ship’s Cook to Baronet – Sir William Reardon-Smith’s Life in Shipping 1856-1935 (Stephen K. Jones); Robin Jones, Lighthouses of the South West; Tony Denton and Nicholas Leach, Lighthouses of Wales (Stephen K. Jones); David Bloor, The Enigma of the Aerofoil – Rival Theories in Aerodynamics 1909-1930 (Fred Starr); Robert W. Jackson, Highway under the Hudson: A History of the Holland Tunnel (Mike Chrimes)

Pg 145 – Correspondence

Pg 146 – Index