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Stephenson, Robert 1803-1859

Overview
Works: 324 works in 690 publications in 5 languages and 7,017 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Reviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Director, Performer, Other
Classifications: TF140.S73, 926.2
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The life of George Stephenson, railway engineer by Samuel Smiles( Book )

27 editions published between 1858 and 2010 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography discusses the life of George Stephenson. He improved on the earlier steam-powered locomotive designs by using flanged-wheel adhesion on his locomotive, the Blücher. He also built the Locomotion, the train of choice on the Stockton and Darlington Railway. That railway was the first public steam railway in the world and had considerable influence on the wide-spread use of trains. His train Rocket won the Rainhill Trials, a competition for locomotions of the time. He continued to make larger, better-running trains throughout his life
Oboe Recital: Weiger, Mark - LALLIET, C.-T.( )

in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General description of the Britannia and Conway tubular bridges : on the Chester & Holyhead Railway by Edwin Clark( Book )

18 editions published between 1849 and 2005 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Britannia and Conway tubular bridges. With general inquires on beams and on the properties of materials used in construction by Edwin Clark( Book )

13 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report to the directors of the Liverpool and Manchester railway, on the comparative merits of locomotive and fixed engines, as a moving power by James Walker( Book )

4 editions published between 1831 and 1984 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of Robert Stephenson, civil engineer : on the supply of water to the town of Liverpool : March 28th, 1850 by Robert Stephenson( Book )

7 editions published between 1850 and 2005 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report on the atmospheric railway system by Robert Stephenson( Book )

5 editions published in 1844 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations on the comparative merits of locomotive & fixed engines : as applied to railways : being a reply to the report of Mr. James Walker, to the directors of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway by Robert Stephenson( Book )

11 editions published between 1830 and 1986 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minutes of evidence taken before the Committee on the London & Brighton Railway Bills : Stephenson's line by Great Britain( Book )

6 editions published between 1836 and 2005 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Testimony of Robert Stephenson and others on proposed railway line
The double gauge : observations on Mr. Brunel's report on the double gauge by Robert Stephenson( Book )

9 editions published in 1847 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to breathe, speak, and sing by Robert Stephenson( Book )

11 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A century of maritime science : the St. Andrews Biological Station by Jennifer M Hubbard( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Located on the Bay of Fundy, the St. Andrews Biological Station is Canada's oldest permanent marine research institution. A Century of Maritime Science reviews the fisheries, environmental, oceanographic, and aquaculture research conducted over the last hundred years at St. Andrews from the perspective of the participating scientists. Introductory essays by two leading historians of science situate the work at St. Andrews within their historical context. With topics including the contributions of women to the early study of marine biology in Canada; the study of scallops, Atlantic salmon, and paralytic shellfish poisoning; and the development of underwater camera technology, A Century of Maritime Science offers a captivating mixture of first-hand reminiscences, scientific expertise, and historical analysis."--
Description of the patent locomotive steam engine of Messrs. Robert Stephenson and Co., Newcastle-upon-Tyne by W. P Marshall( Book )

4 editions published in 1838 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minutes of evidence taken before the Committee on the London and Brighton Railway Bill : (Stephenson's line) by Great Britain( Book )

3 editions published in 1836 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Testimony of Robert Stephenson and others on proposed railway line
The Britannia and Conway tubular bridges : plates by Edwin Clark( Book )

16 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title includes descriptions of the circumstances leading to the building of the Britannia and Conway bridges, the preliminary design tests undertaken, and the floating and raising operations. It goes on to expound the theory of beams, to investigate the strength of materials used in construction, and to give an account of tidal observations made at the works
The supply of water : Mr. Stephenson's award by Robert Stephenson( Book )

3 editions published in 1848 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Britannia- und Conway-Röhrenbrücke by E Werner( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rocket, or, The story of the Stephensons, father and son : a book for boys by Helen C Knight( Book )

1 edition published in 1868 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The life of George Stephenson, railway engineer
Alternative Names
Cha con nhà Stephenson

Robert III Stephenson

Robert Stephenson

Robert Stephenson angielski inżynier, syn i współpracownik George'a

Robert Stephenson britischer Ingenieur

Robert Stephenson British railway engineer

Robert Stephenson Brits politicus

Robert Stephenson ingegnere britannico

Robertus Stephenson

Stephenson, Robert

Роберт Стефенсон

روبرت ستيفنسون

روبيرت ستيفنسون

로버트 스티븐슨

ロバート・スチーブンソン

羅伯特·史蒂芬生

罗伯特·史蒂芬逊

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