Discovering Engineering that Changed the World (Paperback)
Earthworld, 9781787113558, 144pp.
Publication Date: November 20, 2018
- From deep underground in an Arizona missile silo, to being in the pilot’s seat of one of the biggest hovercraft that has ever flown.
- See the world’s fastest helicopter, aircraft and steam train.
- Deep inside the mighty Hoover Dam – one of the most incredible structures ever built – to walking the ground where the Wright Brothers first flew.
- From marveling at the jet road cars built by Rover and Chrysler, to seeing Land Speed Record cars like Bluebird and Thrust SSC.
- Fascinating sights – the suspension bridge that carried all the materials for the first atomic bomb.
- The world’s first turbo production car engine.
- The luxury lounge of the Hindenburg airship.
- The first streamlined, stainless-steel diesel train.
About the Author
Julian Edgar has worked as a teacher, writer, editor and photographer. He edited a national Australian automotive print magazine before working at an on-line car magazine for 18 years. He has contributed articles to automotive publications in the UK, the US and Australia; has written for electronics publications for more than 25 years, and currently contributes to a leading UK hobbyist electronics magazine. Julian is a hands-on modifier who performs all work on his cars himself in his home workshop. He has fitted and tuned programmable engine management, developed electronic automotive kits, and has undertaken cutting-edge electronic modifications, including hybrid cars.