THE IMPACT OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE ON THE ECONOMICS OF RAILWAYS

Engineering may be described as the art of applying science to the advantage of some business purpose. The opportunities offered by modern science have been variously grasped by different industries and railways are generally held to be among the more backward in this respect. The situation in British Railways has advanced considerably in recent years as this article sets out to explain. In a number of respects, perhaps most notably in the design of rolling stock, understanding of the technical problems has increased considerably with every promise of economic advantage to the business.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Institute of Physics

    One Physics Ellipse
    College Park, MD  USA  20740-3843
  • Authors:
    • Jones, S
  • Publication Date: 1973

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  • Pagination: 10 p.
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00051920
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 26 1976 12:00AM