An elementary treatise on iron metallurgy, up to the manufacture of puddled bars, built upon the atomic system of philosophy: comprising suggestions relative to important improvements in the manufacture of iron and steel, and the conduct of extensive iron works
Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., 1860 - 528 Seiten
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