This biography of Brunel by his son covers: his early life; the Clifton suspension bridge; his work on the Great Western Railway and the South Devon Railway; railway bridges and viaducts; his work on steam navigation and steam-ships; docks ...
Author: Isambard Brunel
Category: Civil engineering
This biography of Brunel by his son covers: his early life; the Clifton suspension bridge; his work on the Great Western Railway and the South Devon Railway; railway bridges and viaducts; his work on steam navigation and steam-ships; docks and pier works; miscellaneous works; his professional opinions and practice, and his private life.
Important dates 1806 Brunel was born 1820 He went to school in France 1822
He started to work for his father 1827 He became the chief engineer on the
Thames Tunnel 1828 He broke his leg in an accident inside the Thames Tunnel
Author: John Malam
Publisher: Evans Brothers
Category: Civil engineers
This series has been hugely successful and the new paperback of Isambard Kingdom Brunel is bound to invite even further triumphs Each title tells the life story of an eminent individual in simple language, with a superb array of photographs. Isambard Kingdom Brunel was one of the greatest engineers of the nineteenth century and much of his work, from bridges and tunnels to shops and railways, is still standing today. This book describes how he came to be an engineer and some of the famous projects he worked on until his death in 1859. The photographs also provide an interesting insight into life in Victorian England.
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Author: Alfred Pugsley
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Originally published in 1976, this book by a group of engineers, each distinguished for work in their field, describes the achievements of I. K. Brunel, the giant among nineteenth-century engineers, whose works include the Clifton Suspension Bridge, and three famous ships, Great Western, Great Britain and Great Eastern.
L. T. C. Rolt's masterly biography is the definitive work on Brunel, tracing the life, times and monumental achivements of the man who helped to build modern Britain.
Author: L. T. C. Rolt
Publisher: Penguin Books, Limited (UK)
Category: Civil engineers
Engineering genius, technical innovator and one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, Isambard Kingdom Brunel changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions. L. T. C. Rolt's masterly biography is the definitive work on Brunel, tracing the life, times and monumental achivements of the man who helped to build modern Britain.
ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL was born on the ninth day of April, 1806, at
Portsmouth, and was the only son of Sir Marc Isambard Brunel. Most
biographies commence with an account of the parentage of the person whose life
is about to ...
Author: Isambard Brunel
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
Reproduction of the original: The Life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel by Isambard Brunel
There isacuriousand rather disturbing footnoteto this catalogue of Brunel's
lostworks,and it involves a disappearing Brunel. After his death in 1859, the life
and work of Isambard Kingdom Brunel was commemorated in a number of ways.
Author: John Christopher
Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited
The first history of Brunel’s lost works, by acknowledged Brunel expert.
... Which gave to each PLATE its requisite curve , As it came from the one with its
wheels and its weights , Which was planned by BRUNEL for cutting the Plates ,
That were used by Scott RUSSELL , who justly may claim To be reckon'd as first ...
An Illustrated Life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel Richard Tames. Figures in italic
refer to the page numbers of the illustrations UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA .
SANTA CRUZ 3 2106 00914 2487. INDEX Liverpool 29 , 31 Liverpool and ...
Recent Works Isambard Kingdom Brunel Eric Kentley, Angie Hudson, James
Peto. 143 144. BIBLIOGRAPHY L . T . C . Rolt , Isambard Kingdom Brunel ,
Longman Green , 1957 WORKING FOR THE CHIEF R . Angus Buchanan James
This fascinating new book draws on Brunel's own diaries, letters and sketchbooks to understand his life, times, and work.
Author: Steven Brindle
Publisher: Hachette UK
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 brought modern society into being. Brunel's extraordinary talents were drawn out by some remarkable opportunities - above all his appointment as engineer to the new Great Western Railway at the age of 26 - but it was his nature to take nothing for granted, and to look at every project, whether it was the longest railway yet planned, or the largest ship ever imagined, from first principles. A hard taskmaster to those who served him, he ultimately sacrificed his own life to his work in his tragically early death at the age of 53. His legacy, though, is all around us, in the railways and bridges that he personally designed, and in his wider influence. This fascinating new book draws on Brunel's own diaries, letters and sketchbooks to understand his life, times, and work.
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take good observations . must frequently make its first On the breaking out of the
French appearance in a family previously Revolution the royalist tendencies not ...
These were :I sambard Kingdom Brunel , the Engineer ; Daniel Gooch , the
Locomotive Superintendent ; and Charles Alexander Saunders , the Secretary .
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Author: George Augustus Nokes
Category: Broad gauge railroads
Focusing on the broad gauge, this history of the Great Western Railway is full of illustrations.
Civil andmechanical engineer,surveyor,architectand ship designer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel has been described as the Victorian equivalent of Renaissance
Man. In a relatively short career – he died at the age of fiftythree in 1859 – Brunel
Something of the importance attached to the contribution made by Isambard Kingdom Brunel can be gathered from the huge number of books and articles
written about him and the various aspects of his work . As well as the primary
material in ...
Author: Tim Bryan
Publisher: Ian Allan Publishing
Category: Civil engineering
The book, which is an account of the architect and his work, is a source of reference to Brunel and his career.
Audacious and controversial, Isambard Kingdom Brunel became Great Britain's
most innovative and successful engineer of the Victorian era. As a young man, he
worked on designs for bridges and commercial docks with his father Marc, ...
Train is a glorious celebration of all things train and track, tracing the history of the railroad and the role of trains, from the first steam engines to today's high-speed bullet trains. Featuring DK's trademark brilliant photography, Train catalogs the development of trains from early steam to diesel engines and electric locomotives, explores in detail iconic trains such as the Fairy Queen, Orient Express, and Javelin, and chronicles the cultural backdrop against which railroads were built around the world.
If we turn now to Brunel, we can see how his aesthetic ideas, being more focused
on visually thin structure, directed his work toward designs of even greater
technical merit than those of his contemporary. Isambard Kingdom BruneI No ...
Author: David P. Billington
Publisher: Princeton University Press
What do structures such as the Eiffel Tower, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the concrete roofs of Pier Luigi Nervi have in common? According to this book, now in its first paperback edition, all are striking examples of structural art, an exciting form distinct from either architecture or machine design. Aided by a number of stunning illustrations, David Billington discusses leading structural engineer-artists, such as John A. Roebling, Gustave Eiffel, Fazlur Khan, and Robert Maillart. -- "New York Times Book Review"