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The life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, civil engineer.

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Fairleigh Dickinson University Press , Rutherford [N.J.]
Brunel, Isambard Kingdom, 1806-1859, Civil engine
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LC ClassificationsTA140.B75 B6 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 568 p.
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Open LibraryOL5282615M
ISBN 100838612016
LC Control Number72000850
OCLC/WorldCa1747224

Isambard Kingdom Brunel () was one of the outstanding civil engineers of the nineteenth century. He began his professional life while still in his teens, as his father's chief assistant engineer on the Thames Tunnel, and remains famous for projects including the /5(4).

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The life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, civil engineer. This title is part of the ICE Publishing complete digital collection - helping ensure access to essential engineering content from past to present. Early life. Isambard Kingdom Brunel was born on 9 April in Britain Street, Portsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, where his father was working on block-making machinery.

He was named Isambard after his father, the French civil engineer Sir Marc Isambard Brunel, and Kingdom after his English mother, Sophia Kingdom. He had two elder sisters, Sophia, the eldest child, and en: Isambard Brunel Junior, Henry Marc Brunel. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of 1st ed., London, Longmans, Green, Description: [1], xxviii, pages, 6 plates.

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London, Longmans, Green. This book is a must read for any engineer or scientist. Brunel is the iconic, flawed genius who conceived and built much of the British railway system, created groundbreaking bridge designs, and changed the scale and scope of intercontinental steam ship travel through his visionary ship designs.4/5(5).

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A celebration of the life and engineering achievements of Isambard Kingdom Brunel by two of the world's foremost authorities.

In 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 - and.

John Christopher has written and edited a number of books on Engineering, Military History and Railway and Road Transport, specializing in the life and works of Isambard Kingdom Brunel and being the series editor for Amberley’s Bradshaw’s Guides series.

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The river burst down into the early tunnel dug under the Thames and the holes were plugged from above by dropping bags of clay from a row boat /5.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.