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The Scientific and Industrial Revolution of Our Time

By M.E. Beggs Humpreys, D.W. Humphreys

Routledge – 2005 – 48 pages

Series: Economic History

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Description

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Contents

Introduction: The Speed of Change

PART I: NEW SOURCES OF POWER

Electric power

Power from the atom

The turbine

The internal combustion engine

Power from oil

PART II: NEW MATERIALS AND NEW PROCESSES

The age of steel

Synthetic materials

Chemicals from coal

Chemicals from petroleum

The story of synthetic rubber, plastics

New Textiles: man-made fibres

The rise of the Electronics industry

Towards automaton

Things to do

Book list

Some important events, discoveries and inventions

Related Subjects

  1. Economic History

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Description: By M.E. Beggs Humpreys, D.W. Humphreys. First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Categories: Economic History