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Chanute, Octave 1832-1910

Overview
Works: 161 works in 251 publications in 3 languages and 4,761 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  History  Biography  Sources  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Other, Photographer
Classifications: TL540.W7, 926.29
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Most widely held works about Octave Chanute
 
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Most widely held works by Octave Chanute
The papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright, including the Chanute-Wright letters and other papers of Octave Chanute by Wilbur Wright( Book )

8 editions published between 1953 and 2001 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Progress in flying machines by Octave Chanute( Book )

22 editions published between 1894 and 1997 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains research that originally appeared in The Railroad and Engineering Journal between 1891 and 1893. In it, the distinguished French-born aviation pioneer Octave Chanute analyzed virtually every flight experiment up to that time, explained their flaws and focused attention on the principles that showed most promise. His data on flight control and equilibrium was crucial to the early designs of the Wright Brothers
Aerial navigation by Octave Chanute( Book )

6 editions published between 1890 and 1904 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flying machines : construction and operation : a practical book which shows, in illustrations, working plans and text, how to build and navigate the modern airship by William J Jackman( Book )

12 editions published between 1910 and 2008 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A practical book which shows, in illustrations, working plans and text, how to build and navigate the modern airship" --Provided by publisher
The Kansas City bridge : with an account of the regimen of the Missouri River, and a description of methods used for founding in that river by Octave Chanute( Book )

11 editions published between 1870 and 2005 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pocket-book of aeronautics by Hermann W. L Moedebeck( Book )

5 editions published between 1907 and 2010 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Pierpont Langley, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1887-1906 : Memorial meeting, December 3, 1906 by Smithsonian Institution( Book )

2 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneer work in modern wood preservation: Bethel, Boulton, Chanute. Commemorating the twenty fifth anniversary of the founding of the American creosoting company by American Creosoting Company( Book )

3 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a reprint of Bethel's Specification, also reprints of the Antiseptic treatment of timber by Boulton, the Preservation of railway ties by Chanute, and other papers from the transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers
Recent progress in aviation by Octave Chanute( Book )

2 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Pierpont Langley, secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1887-1906 : memorial meeting, December 3, 1906 : addresses by Andrew Dickson White( Book )

2 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gliding experiments by Octave Chanute( Book )

3 editions published between 1896 and 1897 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Pierpont Langley : memorial meeting, december 3, 1906 by Andrew Dickson White( Book )

1 edition published in 1907 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cost of railroad freight traffic by Octave Chanute( Book )

3 editions published in 1885 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete writings of Octave Chanute (1832-1910) by Pearl I Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Progress in flying machines : being a facsimile of the whole of the first 1894 edition including original illustrations by Octave Chanute( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright by Wilbur Wright( Book )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneer work in modern wood preservation by John Bethel( Book )

2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Octave Chanute, 1832-1910; the contributions of an American civil engineer to the improvement of railroads, railroad bridges, timber preservation, and aeronautics; a bibliography by Pearl I Young( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on the weight of rails and the breaking of iron rails; a paper by Octave Chanute( Book )

1 edition published in 1874 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Chanute, .. 1832-1910

Chanute, O.

Chanute, O. 1832-1910

Chanute, O. (Octave), 1832-1910

Octave Chanute aviation pioneer

Octave Chanute ingegnere e pioniere dell'aviazione francese

Octave Chanute US-amerikanischer Eisenbahningenieur und Luftfahrtpionier

Шанют, Октав

オクターヴ・シャヌート

Languages
English (123)

French (3)

German (2)

Covers
Progress in flying machinesFlying machines : construction and operation : a practical book which shows, in illustrations, working plans and text, how to build and navigate the modern airshipThe Kansas City bridge : with an account of the regimen of the Missouri River, and a description of methods used for founding in that river