TITLE

Full steam ahead

AUTHOR(S)
Pierce, Julia
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);10/22/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7662, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features high-speed vehicle designer Glynne Bowsher and his project to break the steam-powered land speed record. LPG-fueled steam-powered vehicle of the consortium called British Steam Car Challenge; Bowsher's background in engineering; His previous work on the record-breaking Thrust II vehicle.
ACCESSION #
14874312

 

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