Robert Henry Thurston

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Robert Henry Thurston (Providence, 25 de outubro de 183925 de outubro de 1903) foi um engenheiro estadunidense. Foi o primeiro professor de engenharia mecânica do Stevens Institute of Technology.

Robert Henry Thurston, 1903

Publicações[editar | editar código-fonte]

Livros selecionados:

  • 1878. A history of the growth of the steam engine. D. Appleton and Company; 4th, revised ed. 1902 (online)
  • 1884. Stationary steam engines; especially as adapted to electric lighting purposes. New York, J. Wiley & sons, 1884.
  • 1889. The development of the philosophy of the steam-engine. An historical sketch. New York, J. Wiley & sons.
  • 1890. Heat as a form of energy. Boston and New York, Houghton, Mifflin and company, 1890.
  • 1891. A manual of the steam-engine. For engineers and technical schools; advanced courses. New York, J. Wiley & sons, 1891.
  • 1894. The animal as a machine and a prime motor, and the laws of energetics. New York, J. Wiley & sons.

Artigos selecionados:[1]

  • 1865. On Losses of Propelling Power in the Paddle Wheel
  • 1865. Steam Engines of the French Navy
  • 1870. H. B. M. Iron Clad Monarch
  • 1870. Iron Manufactures in Great Britain
  • 1871. Experimental Steam Boiler Explosions
  • 1871. Report on Test Trials of Steam Boilers
  • 1872. Traction Engines and Road Locomotives
  • 1874. Efficiency of Furnaces Burning Wet Fuel
  • 1874. The Mechanical Engineer, his Preparation and his Work

Bibliografia[editar | editar código-fonte]

  • ASME History and Heritage Committee (1980); Mechanical Engineers in America Born Prior to 1861: A Biographical Dictionary. New York: ASME. Library of Congress No. 79-57364.
  • Calvert, Monte A. Mechanical Engineer in America, 1830-1910: Professional Cultures in Conflict. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1967.
  • Clark, Geoffrey W. (2000); History of Stevens Institute of Technology: A Record of Broad-Based Curricula and Technogenesis. Jersey City, New Jersey: Jensen/Daniels.
  • Sinclair, Bruce (1980); A Centennial History of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1880-1980. (Toronto: Published for ASME by University of Toronto Press, 1980). ISBN 0-8020-2380-0.
  • Durand, William F. (1929): "Robert Henry Thurston" The Riverside Press Cambridge, Massachusetts 1929 Copyright by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers A.S.M.E. First Edition.

Referências

  1. Johnson's Universal Cyclopedia, 1878; cited in: Brown Thurston (1880) Thurston genealogies. Published 1880 by B. Thurston. p, 337-338


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