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Fifty machines that changed the course of history / Eric Chaline
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Buffalo, N.Y. : Firefly Books, c2012.
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Descript
224 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-219) and index.
Contents
Jacquard loom -- Roberts' lathe -- Stephenson's "Rocket" -- Roberts' loom -- Whitworth planing machine -- 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 telephone -- 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.
Summary
Gives the historical and technological context behind fifty machines that influenced the development of human civilization.
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ISBN
9781770850903
1770850902
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