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  • Aveling & Porter by Colin Tyson
    Aveling & Porter (English, Paperback)

    Utilising the stunning photographic collection of noted preservationist John Crawley, with most images previously unpublished, Old Glory magazine editor Colin Tyson tells the story behind the most iconic manufacturer of steam traction engines.

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  • Building Simple Model Steam Engines: Book 2 by Tubal Cain
    Building Simple Model Steam Engines: Book 2 (English, Paperback)

    Since the publication of the first book, the author has designed and built several more engines ranging from a delightful little turbine to a larger engine in the style of the magnificent 'Steam Engines of the Highest Class' offered by toymakers before WW1. Fully detailed methods of construction with the beginner in mind.

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  • Stationary Steam Engines by Anthony Coulls
    Stationary Steam Engines (English, Paperback)

    From small engines for driving machinery to the massive beam horizontal engines that kept tunnels dry and our cities clean, stationary engines are impressive relics of our industrial past. This is their story.

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  • Steam Traction on the Road by Anthony Burton
    Steam Traction on the Road (English, Hardback)

    New in-depth research with Informative, factual text.

    $25.98 $49.95
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  • An Odyssey in Steam by David C. Bell
    An Odyssey in Steam (English, Hardback)

    It is a unique look at the railways during the age of steam featuring many of the engines currently at The National Railway Museum in York including the Rocket; the Flying Scotsman; the Evening Star; the Duke of Gloucester and the Mallard.

    $26.84 $39.95
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  • Machine Learning by Dr. Sergios Theodoridis
    Machine Learning (English, Hardback)

    "This tutorial text gives a unifying perspective on machine learning by covering both probabilistic and deterministic approaches--which are based on optimization techniques--together with the Bayesian inference approach, whose essence lies in the use of a hierarchy of probabilistic models"--Publisher's website.

    $94.24 $99.95
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  • Steam Plant Operation by Everett B. Woodruff
    Steam Plant Operation (English, Hardback)

    The definitive guide for steam power plant systems and operation-fully updated

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  • A Quick Guide to Pressure Relief Valves (PRVs) by Dr. Clifford Matthews
    A Quick Guide to Pressure Relief Valves (PRVs) (English, Paperback)

    This indispensable book systematically guides you through Pressure Relief Valves and how they work. It shows how protective devices perform an important function in preventing the accumulation of overpressure that can result in failure and the uncontrolled release of stored energy.

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  • Building a Portable Steam Engine by Tony Webster
    Building a Portable Steam Engine (English, Hardback)

    Describes the construction of a model of the Lampitt portable steam engine, which dates back to 1862, and which provided rotative power to drive threshing machines, circular saws, feed mills and other farm machinery.

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  • Stationary Steam Engines by Geoff Hayes
    Stationary Steam Engines (English, Paperback)

    In Victorian times the steam engine was the main source of mechanical power, and thousands were at work driving machinery in factories and pumping stations throughout Britain. This book gives an outline of the development of the stationary steam engine and explains in simple language how it works.

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  • Genius, Richard Trevithick's Steam Engines by Philip M. Hosken
    Genius, Richard Trevithick's Steam Engines (English, Paperback)

    Genius' is an over-used, but rarely-accurate, description applied to ...

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  • Steam Power Engineering by Seikan Ishigai
    Steam Power Engineering (English, Paperback)

    Originally published in 1999, this book takes a probing and specialist look at the important advances which occurred in steam power in the fifteen years leading up to its publication. Among topics discussed are historical analysis, cycle design, thermal and hydraulic design of heating surfaces, pollutant control, and flow instability.

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  • Advanced Machining Processes of Metallic Materials by Wit Grzesik
    Advanced Machining Processes of Metallic Materials (English, Hardback)

    Advanced Machining Processes of Metallic Materials: Theory, Modelling and Applications, Second Edition, explores the metal cutting processes with regard to theory and industrial practice. Structured into three parts, the first section provides information on the fundamentals of machining, while the second and third parts include an overview of the effects of the theoretical and experimental...

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  • Steam Tables by R.S. Khurm
    Steam Tables (Paperback) $8.36
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  • A Brief History of the Age of Steam by Thomas Crump
    A Brief History of the Age of Steam (English, Paperback)

    The real story behind the Industrial Revolution

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  • The Traction Engine in Scotland by Alexander Hayward
    The Traction Engine in Scotland (English, Paperback)

    Highly illustrated history of Scottish engines from the 1880s-1940s, plus the story of National Museum Scotland's 1907 Marshall traction engine.

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  • Power from Steam by Richard L. Hills
    Power from Steam (English, Paperback)

    Power from Steam is the first comprehensive history of the steam engine in 50 years. It covers its history to the beginning of the twentieth century when it was replaced by the steam turbine. This book will be indispensable to steam power enthusiasts as well as historians of technology.

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  • Beam Engines by Geoffrey Hayes
    Beam Engines (English, Paperback)

    The beam engine became the most used form of steam engine in factories, mines and waterworks until well into the second half of the nineteenth century. This book outlines the development of the beam engine and gives some explanation of why it was so successful.

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  • Steam Railways by Ammonite Press
    Steam Railways (English, Paperback)

    Britain's railway system is the oldest in the world, and British engineers pioneered the development of the steam locomotive along with iron and steel rail. In this book, 350 photographs from the vast archives of Mirrorpix provide a look back at the age of steam, from its heyday of the early 20th century to its demise in the 1950s and 1960s.

    $11.29 $12.95
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  • Reeds: Steam Engineering Knowledge for Marine Engineers Volume 9 by Thomas D. Morton
    Reeds: Steam Engineering Knowledge for Marine Engineers Volume 9 (English, Paperback)

    This book is a companion to Volume 8 - General Engineering Knowledge" in the "Reed's Marine Engineering Series", and is based on the DoT sylabus of Engineering Knowledge for the Class 2 and Class 1 Engineers Steam Certificates and Steam Endorsements."

    $36.59 $42.95
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