Useful Information for Engineers: Third Series. As Comprised in a Series of Lectures on the Applied Sciences; and on Other Kindred Subjects; Together with Treatises on the Comparative Merits of the Paris and London International Exhibitions, on Roofs, on the Atlantic Cable, and on the Effect of Impact on Girders, Volume 3
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Useful Information for Engineers ...: Containing the Results of Experimental ...
William Fairbairn, Sir
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