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The Works of Isambard Kingdom Brunel

The Works of Isambard Kingdom Brunel

an engineering appreciation

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Brunel, Isambard Kingdom, 1806-1859.,
    • Civil engineers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Civil engineering -- Great Britain -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Alfred Pugsley.
      ContributionsPugsley, Alfred, Sir, 1903-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTA140.B75 W67 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination222 p. :
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4425724M
      ISBN 100521232392
      LC Control Number79041470

      A celebration of the life and engineering achievements of Isambard Kingdom Brunel by two of the world’s foremost his lifetime, Isambard Kingdom Brunel towered over his profession. Today, he remains the most famous engineer in history, the epitome of the volcanic creative forces which brought about the Industrial Revolution. In his time Isambard Kingdom Brunel was the world's greatest engineer. His list of achievements is truly breathtaking: the Thames Tunnel, the first underwater tunnel in the world; the SS Great Britain, the first propeller-driven ship; the Clifton Suspensi.

      Isambard Kingdom Brunel, FRS (/ˈɪzəmbɑrd bruːˈnɛl/; 9 April – 15 September ), was a British mechanical and civil engineer who built dockyards, the Great Western Railway, a series of steamships including the first propeller-driven transatlantic steamship and numerous important bridges and tunnels/5. The latest news and events from Brunel University.

      Isambard Kingdom Brunel was born on 9 April in Portsmouth. His father Mark was a French engineer who had fled France during the revolution. Brunel was educated both in England and in France. Isambard Kingdom Brunel. One of the great civil and mechanical engineering geniuses of the Victorian age. He designed Steam Ships, Suspension Bridges, Railways, Tunnels, and much more. His designs transformed Britain and revolutionized public transport and modern engineering. Here, he stands proud and confident A great Victorian.


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