The Ricardo Story


Author: Sir Harry Riccardo
Date of Publication: 1992

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The Autobiography of Sir Harry Ricardo, Pioneer of Engine Research (SAE historical series).

Sir Harry Ricardo (1885-1974), a pioneer in mechanical engineering, recounts his influential career which dates to the infancy of the internal combustion engine. This autobiography includes descriptions of the many technical breakthroughs Ricardo was responsible for, such as the engine for the first tanks in 1916, his early research into the problem of knock in engines, and the design of engines for World War I aircraft.

Hardback as new in fine condition.

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Weight 0.7 kg
Dimensions 22 × 15 × 2 cm