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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

Vol 84 – No.1 – January 2014

CONTENTS

ARTICLES

Pg 1 – Design and Development of Exhaust Valves for Internal Combustion Engines from the Perspective of Modern Thinking: Part 2 1930-90
Fred Starr

Pg 30 – Parallel Challenges Building the New York and Rideau Canals
Merridee L. Bujaki

Pg 52 – William Fairbairn, Karl Culmann and the Origin of Wolff’s Law
Richard Byrom

Pg 59 – The Construction of Railway Bridges Then and Now
Alan C.G. Hayward

Pg 88 – Water-Raising Technologies of the Chelsea Water Works Company prior to the Introduction of their first Boulton and Watt Steam Engine 
Steve Grudgings and Peter Tymków

BOOK REVIEWS

Pg 105 – Dick Parry, Engineering the Pre-Industrial Age (Mike Chrimes); Colin E. Mountford, Rope & Chain Haulage: The Forgotten Element of Railway History (Mike Chrimes); Alan Robertson, Epic Engineering – Great Canals and Barrages of Victorian India (Sue Hots); Geoffrey Marshall, London’s Industrial Heritage (R.J.M. Carr); Merlin Coverley, Psychogeography (Robert Carr)

Pg 110 – Correspondence