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City of Steel

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Beschreibung

Zusammenfassung In this book! Kobus explores the evolution of the steel industry to celebrate the innovation and technology that created and sustained Pittsburgh's steel boom. Informationen zum Autor Kenneth J. Kobus is a railroad and steel industry expert. He has worked in the steel industry in western Pennsylvania for over 40 years. Klappentext Ken Kobus explores the economic and technological history of during the Carnegie era. Not only a history of Pittsburgh's steel laborers! the book reveals the ways in which the American steel business is inexorably tied to the area's regional history and is a thorough and comprehensive account of technology behind steelmaking itself. Inhaltsverzeichnis Part I. Pittsburgh Enters the Metals Industry Chapter 1.Wrought Iron or Puddling Chapter 2.Crucible Steel Part II. The Beginnings of Smelting-A Trinity of Iron Chapter 3.Fuels & Transportation. Chapter 4.Clinton! Lucy and Isabella Part III. The Move to Mass Produced Steelmaking Chapter 5.Bessemers Arrive at Braddock Chapter 6.Homestead and the Development of the Basic Open Hearth Chapter 7.The Duquesne Revolution Part IV. Analysis Chapter 8.How the Puzzle Fits - The End of a Remarkable Era

Autorentext

Ken Kobus is a railroad and steel industry expert. He has worked in the steel industry in western Pennsylvania for over 40 years.



Klappentext

Ken Kobus explores the economic and technological history of during the Carnegie era. Not only a history of Pittsburgh's steel laborers, the book reveals the ways in which the American steel business is inexorably tied to the area's regional history and is a thorough and comprehensive account of technology behind steelmaking itself.



Inhalt

Part I. Pittsburgh Enters the Metals Industry Chapter 1.Wrought Iron or Puddling Chapter 2.Crucible Steel Part II. The Beginnings of Smelting-A Trinity of Iron Chapter 3.Fuels & Transportation. Chapter 4.Clinton, Lucy and Isabella Part III. The Move to Mass Produced Steelmaking Chapter 5.Bessemers Arrive at Braddock Chapter 6.Homestead and the Development of the Basic Open Hearth Chapter 7.The Duquesne Revolution Part IV. Analysis Chapter 8.How the Puzzle Fits - The End of a Remarkable Era

Produktinformationen

Titel: City of Steel
Untertitel: How Pittsburgh Became the World's Steelmaking Capital during the Carnegie Era
Autor:
EAN: 9781442231344
ISBN: 978-1-4422-3134-4
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Rowman & Littlefield
Genre: Allgemeines & Lexika
Anzahl Seiten: 316
Gewicht: 624g
Größe: H164mm x B239mm x T34mm
Jahr: 2015