Diesel: Technology And Society In Industrial Germany

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University of Alabama Press, Oct 1, 2004 - Technology & Engineering - 279 pages
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A case study of the technological, economic, and intellectual trends during Germany's industrial revolution.

The life of Rudolf Diesel, a man who achieved a power plant with the potential for revolutionizing industry and transportation. Diesel demonstrated that he possessed both the scientific insight and technical skill needed to create the diesel engine.

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Diesel German Engineers and the Social Question
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The Invention of the Diesel Engine
68
From Invention to the Development of a Working Engine
119
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