Description

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

Vol 87 – No. 1 – January 2017

CONTENTS

ARTICLES

Pg 1 – John Fletcher Moulton and the Transforming Aftermath of the Chemists’ War
Peter Reed

Pg 20 – Brunel’s Fan: His Locomotive Draught Experiments of 1840/41
Michael R. Bailey

Pg 42 – Stephenson’s ‘Long Boiler’ Locomotive and the Dawn of Railway Vehicle Dynamics
A.H. Wickens

Pg 64 – Steam Engines for Heavy Haulage on Common Roads – Early Trials and Early Apprehensions: 1856-1861
John Agnew

Pg 81 – The Birth of Modern Industrial Microbiology: The Acetone-Butanol Fermentation 
Martin R. Adams

Pg 96 – R101 Airship Disaster and the Broken Elevator Cable
B. Lawton

BOOK REVIEWS

Pg 125 – Barry Barton, Civil Engineering Heritage, East Midlands (Robert Carr); Bill Cakebread, The Matchless Colliers (Ed Marshall); Paul Murray Thompson, Matthew Murray 1765-1826 and the Firm of Fenton Murray and Co 1795-1844 (Ron Fitzgerald); Bob Longridge, Rocket Man with Cousin Jacks – Robert Stephenson in Colombia 1824-1827 (Michael Bailey); Richard Gibbon, Stephenson’s Rocket 1829 Onwards. Owners’ Workshop Manual (Peter Davidson); David Gwyn, Welsh Slate; Archaeology and History of an Industry, Llechi Cymru: Archaeoleg a Hanes (Stephen Hughes); Douglas R. Burgess, Engines of Empire: Steamships and the Victorian Imagination (Daniel Davies); Elain Harwood, Space Hope and Brutalism: English Architecture 1945-1975 (Robert Thorne); Alan Kidd and Terry Wyke, Manchester: Making the Modern City (Michael Nevell); Lynn Pearson, Victorian and Edwardian British Industrial Architecture, John Minnis with Simon Hickman, The Railway Goods Shed and Warehouse in England (Robert Thorne); Martin Beaumont, Sir John Hawkshaw 1811-1891 – The Life and Work of an Eminent Victorian Engineer (Michael Bailey); Lino Camprubi, Engineers and the Making of the Francoist Regime (Francisco A. Gonzalez Redondo); Peter Wakelin, The Pontcysylite Aqueduct and Canal World Heritage Site (David Gwyn)