Eolienne Bollee

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    Authors & editors

    Gaucheron, Andre [Author]
    Major, J Kenneth (1928–2009) [Author]

    Publisher TIMS
    Year of publication 1985

    English (main text)

    Medium Book
    SeriesBibliotheca Molinologica
    No. in series8

    Energy & power > Development of technology
    Economics & commerce > Specific companies


    Scope & contentResearch into the Eolienne Bollee wind engines, how they worked and how they differed from ordinary windmills. Includes 19th century patents taken out in Paris by Ernest Bollee and Auguste Bollee with descriptions and diagrams of how the wind engine would work. Describes how designs of the wind engine adapted over the 19th century and how different machines varied. Includes research on the Eolienne firm and its owners, as well as pictures of Eolienne Bollee wind engines. Emphasises the importance of the Eolienne Bollee in the development of wind energy in France.

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    Accession no. 12722

    • Shelf location: W200-GAU