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Brennan torpedo, monorail and helicopter : a study of innovative activity in the process of forming three related military weapons

Kitson, Michael, 1934- 1999, Brennan torpedo, monorail and helicopter : a study of innovative activity in the process of forming three related military weapons, Ph.D. thesis, School of Australian and International Studies, Deakin University.

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Title Brennan torpedo, monorail and helicopter : a study of innovative activity in the process of forming three related military weapons
Author Kitson, Michael, 1934-
Institution Deakin University
School School of Australian and International Studies
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 1999
Keyword(s) Brennan, Louis, 1852-1932
Technological innovations - Social aspects
Action theory
Helicopters - History
Monorail railroads
Torpedoes - History - 19th century
Gyroscopes - Design and construction
Technology - Social aspects
Summary In the context of nineteenth-century British defence planning Actor-network theory is used to examine technological and social activity in the development and operation of a secret, successful military weapon, the Brennan torpedo. Also in two subsequent inventions the continuity and development of a core innovative concept, gyroscopy, is traced.
Language eng
Description of original xii, 342 p. : ill., map ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 359.8251709
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30027912

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