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On Technological Education And The Construction Of Ships And Screw Propellers, For Naval And Marine Engineers

By: Nystrom, John W. (John William) , 1824 - 1885

Price: $103.40

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Carey Baird: 1866

Seller ID: 37269

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Diagrams; xiv / 164 [ages [plus publisher's catelo pages; Author: John W. Nystrom - John W. Nystrom (Swedish: Johan Vilhelm Nystrom) (1825-1885) was a Swedish-American civil engineer, inventor and author who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Nystrom received many patents for inventions such as a marine steam engine, a refrigerator, and calculating machines. His slide ruler invention (U. S. Patent #7961) was filed with the United States Patent Office on 4 March 1851. Nystrom is most noted for his proposal to switch from base 10 to base 16 as defined in his 1862 publication titled "Projec... View more info