Useful Information for Engineers: Being a Series of Lectures Delivered to the Working Engineers of Yorkshire and Lancashire; Together with a Series of Appendices, Containing the Results of Experimental Inquiries Into the Strength of Materials, the Causes of Boiler Explosions, Etc

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Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1856 - 376 pages
 

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