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Description of a System of Military Bridges, with India-Rubber Pontons.

Cullum, George W.

Editorial: D. Appleton & Company, New York, 1849
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa blanda
Librería: William Chrisant & Sons FABA, ABAA, ILAB (Ft Lauderdale, FL, Estados Unidos de America)

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8vo. 144pp, 5 fldg engr. plts numbered XVIII-XXII as called for in text. Recently bound in archival wraps. Papers on Practical Engineering. No. 4. ; 8vo ; The development of rubber as a versatile and durable material was a truly transatlantic affair due to the British inventor, Thomas Hancock. The book describes applications of vulcanized rubber, the providing of pontoon bridges for the Mexican War of 1846-8. Written by the military engineer in charge of building the pontoons. Gives detailed account of every aspect from the inflatable floats to the design of the nozzles and bellows, frames, lashing, mooring, anchoring devices, decking and abutments, manoeuvering equipment, tool kit, make up and carriage of pontoon trains for transportation, etc. N° de ref. de la librería 974

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Título: Description of a System of Military Bridges,...

Editorial: D. Appleton & Company, New York

Año de publicación: 1849

Encuadernación: Wraps

Condición del libro:Very Good

Edición: First Edition

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