Monthly Archives: February 2012

Some Experiences with DC Power

Battery Powered Electric Vehicles I am a marine engineer – semi retired and have done a lot of research on replacing fossil fuel for  transport. I was tending towards solid fuels because the battery technology was not simply up to … Continue reading

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Problems with Liquid Fuel Supplies

Problems with Liquid Fuel Supplies & how Liquid Bio-fuels will help I think that liquid bio-fuels may have a bigger place in the future than many think but I hope they will be developed sensitively. This will not be because … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Most POWERFUL Idea in the World – A Story of Steam, Industry and Invention by William Rosen

The Most POWERFUL Idea in the World – A Story of Steam, Industry and Invention by William Rosen Title: The Most POWERFUL Idea in the World – A Story of Steam, Industry and Invention By: William Rosen ISBN: 978 0 … Continue reading

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Book Review: Three Famines by Thomas Keneally

Book Review: Three Famines by Thomas Keneally Title: Three Famines By: Thomas Keneally ISBN: 9781610390651 Published: 2011 Publisher: PublicAffairs Reviewer: Anthony Thomas Keneally won the 1982 Booker Prize with Schindler’s Arc leading to the film of the book by Stephen … Continue reading

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