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Colin Chapman Lotus Engineering

£90.00 Out Of Stock

Product description

Colin Chapman's audacity and innovative methods revolutionized sports and Grand Prix racing car design to build Lotus into one of the world's most important sports car companies. This book explains the principles that underlie mechanical engineering, and analyzes famous Chapman projects.One of the world's most innovative engineers, the success of the Lotus cars both in series production and in motor sport justified his often revolutionary approach. His genius was not limited to automotive application alone. This book , written 'from the inside' by an engineering colleague, considers his contribution to microlight aircraft technology,power boats and more. Printed in 1993.

This rare book has black boards with silver lettering to the spine.In very good condition with clean pages throughout and securely bound.Dust jacket is good condition but with small stain and tiny tear to the bottom of the front cover.Some tanning to the top page edge.

Item details

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Hugh Haskell
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
27.5 x 20.3 x 1.8 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1855323761
ISBN-13:
9781855323766
Number of pages:
190
Publisher:
Osprey Automotive

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Colin Chapman's audacity and innovative methods revolutionized sports and Grand Prix racing car design to build Lotus into one of the world's most important sports car companies. This book explains the principles that underlie mechanical engineering, and analyzes famous Chapman projects.One of the world's most innovative engineers, the success of the Lotus cars both in series production and in motor sport justified his often revolutionary approach. His genius was not limited to automotive application alone. This book , written 'from the inside' by an engineering colleague, considers his contribution to microlight aircraft technology,power boats and more. Printed in 1993.

This rare book has black boards with silver lettering to the spine.In very good condition with clean pages throughout and securely bound.Dust jacket is good condition but with small stain and tiny tear to the bottom of the front cover.Some tanning to the top page edge.

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Hugh Haskell
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
27.5 x 20.3 x 1.8 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1855323761
ISBN-13:
9781855323766
Number of pages:
190
Publisher:
Osprey Automotive

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