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Isambard Kingdom Brunel (Lifelines)

by Richard L. Tames

  • 312 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Lubrecht & Cramer, Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Civil Engineering, Surveying & Building,
  • Historical - British,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • Scientists - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7963217M
    ISBN 100747804591
    ISBN 109780747804598

    Description of the book "Isambard Kingdom Brunel": 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. Author: Robin Jones; Publisher: Casemate Publishers ISBN: Category: Transportation Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Three names. Three people in one. Born in Portsmouth on 9 April , there was Brunel the great engineer, who would habitually throw out the rule book of tradition and established practice, and start again with a blank sheet of paper.

    Read "Isambard Kingdom Brunel The Life of an Engineering Genius" by Colin Maggs, MBE available from Rakuten Kobo. In his time Isambard Kingdom Brunel was the world's greatest engineer. His list of achievements is truly breathtaking: t Brand: Amberley Publishing. Interesting Facts about Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Isambard Kingdom Brunel was born on 9th April , to a French father, Marc Brunel, and an English mother, Sophia Kingdom. He was educated in Normandy and England, with his parents giving him the best opportunities possible to learn the skills of an engineer.

      Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Three names. Three people in one. Born in Portsmouth on 9 April , there was Brunel the great engineer, who would habitually throw out the rule book of tradition and established practice, and start again with a blank sheet of paper, taking the technology of the day to its limits and then going another there was Brunel the visionary, who knew that transport Pages: The Life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Civil Engineer Paperback – Aug. 31 by Isambard Brunel (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 29 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from /5(3).


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Isambard Kingdom Brunel has a legacy even today due to his still extant works and due to the legend of his grandiose schemes and sheer engineering audacity.

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Engineering genius, technical innovator and one of the great /5. Isambard Kingdom Brunel finished ahead of other accomplished men such as Isaac Newton, William Shakespeare, and Charles Darwin.

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The book starts with his background, and as to how his father himself was an engineer, from whom Isambard developed the interest in engineering.4/5. An illustrated biography of Isambard Kingdom Brunel (), the foremost engineer in an age of great engineers, when the Industrial Revolution was at its height and Britain, its birthplace, was the vibrant hub of a world empire.

It presents the story of this perfectionist, the setbacks and challenges he faced, and the results of his [ ]. Isambard Kingdom Brunel, (born April 9,Portsmouth, Hampshire, England—died SeptemWestminster, London), British civil and mechanical engineer of great originality who designed the first transatlantic steamer.

The only son of the engineer and inventor Sir Marc Isambard Brunel, he was appointed resident engineer when work on the Thames Tunnel began, under his father’s.

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Three names. Three people in one. Born in Portsmouth on 9 Aprilthere was Brunel the great engineer, who would habitually throw out the rule book of tradition and established practice, and start again with a blank sheet of paper, taking the technology of the day to its limits and then going another there was Brunel the visionary, who knew that.

Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Three names. Three people in one. Born in Portsmouth on 9 Aprilthere was Brunel the great engineer, who would habitually throw out the rule book of tradition and established practice, and start again with a blank sheet of paper, taking the technology of the day to its limits and then going another mile/5(28).

Isambard Kingdom Brunel. K likes. Isambard Kingdom Brunel, FRS (9 April – 15 September ), was a British engineer. He is best known for the creation of the Great Western Railway, a. The image of Brunel used to illustrate the cover of a children's book, The Life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel published by Heinemann in Marchwas altered because of fears that the image of Brunel smoking a cigar would provide an unsuitable role model for five to seven year olds and might result in school libraries not buying the book.

Isambard Kingdom Brunel was born on 9 April in Portsmouth. His father Mark was a French engineer who had fled France during the revolution. Brunel was educated both in England and in France.

Get this from a library. Isambard Kingdom Brunel. [L T C Rolt] -- In this biography of Brunel the author has aimed to make the technical problems of engineering interesting and comprehensible to the layman.

He combines with this an appreciation of Brunel's. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Isambard Kingdom Brunel books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Isambard Kingdom Brunel was born on 9th April in Portsmouth, England.

Brunel was the son of a French engineer, Marc Isambard Brunel, and he showed great skill at drawing and geometry from a very early age. Brunel studied in France (in both Normandy and Paris). He was an apprentice of a master clockmaker called Abraham-Louis Breguet.

Product Information. Brunel Isambard Kingdom Brunel. One of the most famous engineers the United Kingdom has ever produced. A man who put his stamp on his own country in the most visible way possible; through the construction of bridges and tunnels that stand to this day and by transforming both the landscape and the nature ofBrunel was voted the second Greatest Briton of all.

Isambard Kingdom Brunel by L. Rolt,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(78). Get this from a library.

Isambard Kingdom Brunel. [Robin Jones] -- The three decades, from the s to the s, saw an explosion of technical excellence, and it was Brunel who in so many cases lit the blue touch paper.

He did not always get it right first time. Isambard Kingdom Brunel Paperback – Jan. 1 by L Rolt (Author) out of 5 stars 42 ratings. See all 14 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" CDN$ CDN$ CDN$ /5(42).

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Rolt’s “Isambard Kingdom Brunel: The definitive biography of the engineer visionary, and Great Briton”.

The book was written init comes with a substantial foreword highlighting the unrivalled access that Rolt had to the Brunel family papers referring back to Samuel Smiles, an early biographer of the Victorian engineers, as an inspiration.Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

Isambard Kingdom was a British mechanical and civil engineer. Who was he? Isambard Kingdom was a British mechanical and civil engineer. He was born in and worked for his whole life on many ambitious engineering projects. What did he do? Amongst his greatest achievements were the Clifton Suspension Bridge, the Great.