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Famous British engineers.

Leslie Halward

Famous British engineers.

by Leslie Halward

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Published by Phoenix House in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Engineers -- Great Britain,
    • Engineering -- Juvenile literature

    • Edition Notes

      GenreJuvenile literature.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTA149 .H25 1959
      The Physical Object
      Pagination206 p.
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5791221M
      LC Control Number60001480
      OCLC/WorldCa4184764

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        “Engineering problems are under-defined, there are many solutions, good, bad and indifferent. The art is to arrive at a good solution. This is a creative activity, involving imagination, intuition and deliberate choice.”-Ove Arup, Danish British engineer and founder of Arup Group Limited. Thomas Telford - ( – ) will be remembered in history as one of the most accomplished Scottish civil engineers, road and canal builders of the 19th century. His reputation for fast and reliable work gave the birth of nickname “The Colossus of Roads”. He is best known today as the designer and builder of The Menai Suspension Bridge ( m), one of the first long-span suspension.

      One of the most versatile civil engineers in history is Isambard Kingdom Brunel, who became famous for designing tunnels, railroad lines, bridges, and ships. His most well-known accomplishment was creating the network of tunnels, viaducts, and bridges for the Great Western Railway that linked London to Bristol. Henry Bessemer ().   The Institution of British Engineers Founded The IBE is dedicated to the promotion of the Engineering Profession. Its aims are to provide worldwide support and assistance to the members for the betterment of those members and the profession as a whole. For many years now the IBE has promoted the engineering profession throughout the world.


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