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The Resource Fifty machines that changed the course of history, written by Eric Chaline

Fifty machines that changed the course of history, written by Eric Chaline

Label
Fifty machines that changed the course of history
Title
Fifty machines that changed the course of history
Statement of responsibility
written by Eric Chaline
Title variation
50 machines that changed the course of history
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Gives the historical and technological context behind fifty machines that influenced the development of human civilization
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chaline, Eric
Dewey number
609
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T19
LC item number
.C47 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Inventions
  • Machinery
  • Machinery
  • Machinery
Label
Fifty machines that changed the course of history, written by Eric Chaline
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Jacquard loom -- Roberts' lathe -- Stephenson's "rocket" -- Roberts' loom -- Whitworth planing machines -- Corliss steam engine -- Babbage difference engine -- Singer "turtle back" sewing machine -- SS Great Eastern -- Hyatt stuffing machine -- Gramme machine -- Linotype machine -- Parsons' steam turbine -- "Rover" safety bicycle -- Westinghouse AC system -- Berliner "gramophone" -- Lumière "cinématographe" -- Marconi radio -- Diesel engine -- Underwood no. 1 typewriter -- Kodak "brownie" camera -- Tungsram light bulb -- Automatic electric candlestick telephoine -- Model T Ford -- Hoover suction sweeper -- Holt Caterpillar combine harvester -- Black & Decker electric drill -- G.E. "monitor top" refrigerator -- LZ 127 Graf zeppelin -- Baird "televisor" -- Philco-York air conditioner -- Siemens electron microscope -- Mittlewerk V-2 rocket -- G.E. top-loading washing machine -- Ampex model 200A tape recorder -- De Havilland DH106 Comet -- Victa Rotomo fan mower -- Magnox nuclear reactor -- Unimate 1900 -- Saturn V rocket -- EMI CT scanner -- JVC HR-3300EK -- Atari 2600 -- Sony TPS-L2 "walkman" -- Vestas HVK10 -- IBM PC 5150 -- Hayes smartmodem 300 -- ABI 370A DNA sequencer -- Hubble space telescope -- Motorola StarTAC
Control code
910932
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781770850903
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Stock number
1349142
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781770850903
  • (OCoLC)815747637
Label
Fifty machines that changed the course of history, written by Eric Chaline
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Jacquard loom -- Roberts' lathe -- Stephenson's "rocket" -- Roberts' loom -- Whitworth planing machines -- Corliss steam engine -- Babbage difference engine -- Singer "turtle back" sewing machine -- SS Great Eastern -- Hyatt stuffing machine -- Gramme machine -- Linotype machine -- Parsons' steam turbine -- "Rover" safety bicycle -- Westinghouse AC system -- Berliner "gramophone" -- Lumière "cinématographe" -- Marconi radio -- Diesel engine -- Underwood no. 1 typewriter -- Kodak "brownie" camera -- Tungsram light bulb -- Automatic electric candlestick telephoine -- Model T Ford -- Hoover suction sweeper -- Holt Caterpillar combine harvester -- Black & Decker electric drill -- G.E. "monitor top" refrigerator -- LZ 127 Graf zeppelin -- Baird "televisor" -- Philco-York air conditioner -- Siemens electron microscope -- Mittlewerk V-2 rocket -- G.E. top-loading washing machine -- Ampex model 200A tape recorder -- De Havilland DH106 Comet -- Victa Rotomo fan mower -- Magnox nuclear reactor -- Unimate 1900 -- Saturn V rocket -- EMI CT scanner -- JVC HR-3300EK -- Atari 2600 -- Sony TPS-L2 "walkman" -- Vestas HVK10 -- IBM PC 5150 -- Hayes smartmodem 300 -- ABI 370A DNA sequencer -- Hubble space telescope -- Motorola StarTAC
Control code
910932
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781770850903
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Stock number
1349142
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781770850903
  • (OCoLC)815747637

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