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Engines & Enterprise: The Life and Work of Sir Harry Ricardo by John Reynolds

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Foreword by Sir Diarmuid Downs: Sir Harry Ricardo was an engineer, scientist, inventor and designer who had a profound effect on the world-wide development of the internal combustion engine. His achievements were repeatedly honoured throughout the automobile and aircraft industries during his lifetime. As a consultant engineer, Ricardo played a vital role in bringing about British victory in two world wars and made a major contribution towards the development of the internal-combustion engine for both automobile and aircraft use. Today, the company founded in 1917 by Sir Harry, Ricardo Consulting Engineers, remains the world's foremost internal-combustion engine research establishment, retained as a consultancy by most of the world's leading car manufacturers.

In very good condition with a few minor bumps.

Item details

Author(s):
John Reynolds
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24x16cm
Edition:
2008 Second Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1844255166
ISBN-13:
9781844255160
Number of pages:
264
Publisher:
Haynes
Title:
Engines & Enterprise: The Life and Works of Harry Ricardo

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Foreword by Sir Diarmuid Downs: Sir Harry Ricardo was an engineer, scientist, inventor and designer who had a profound effect on the world-wide development of the internal combustion engine. His achievements were repeatedly honoured throughout the automobile and aircraft industries during his lifetime. As a consultant engineer, Ricardo played a vital role in bringing about British victory in two world wars and made a major contribution towards the development of the internal-combustion engine for both automobile and aircraft use. Today, the company founded in 1917 by Sir Harry, Ricardo Consulting Engineers, remains the world's foremost internal-combustion engine research establishment, retained as a consultancy by most of the world's leading car manufacturers.

In very good condition with a few minor bumps.

Author(s):
John Reynolds
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24x16cm
Edition:
2008 Second Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1844255166
ISBN-13:
9781844255160
Number of pages:
264
Publisher:
Haynes
Title:
Engines & Enterprise: The Life and Works of Harry Ricardo

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