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Exploding Steamboats, Senate Debates, and Technical Reports : The Convergence of Technology, Politics,
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By 1838, over two thousand Americans had been killed and many hundreds injured by exploding steam engines on steamboats. After calls for a solution in two State of the Union addresses, a Senate Select Committee met to consider an investigative report from the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia, the first federally funded investigation into a technical.
Number of Pages: 147
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: R. John Brockmann
Street Date: November 30, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-7259
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