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FUNDACIÓN

JUANELO

TURRIANO

046

2013

November

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NEWS

 

RENAISSANCE ENGINEERS. UNIVERSITY OUTREACH COURSE

 

RENAISSANCE ENGINEERS. Course

 

 

Renaissance Engineers, a course organised by the Spanish Distance University and Fundación Juanelo Turriano, was delivered at Segovia on 15, 16 and 17 November under the supervision of Alicia Cámara Muñoz and Bernardo Revuelta Pol. Thirty-one registered and several audit pupils attended.

 

In addition to the lectures, the course included visits to El Parral Monastery and the Royal Mint Museum, likewise in Segovia.

 

Fundación Juanelo Turriano will publish digital versions of the lessons.

 

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EDUARDO TORROJA 1949: STRATEGY TO INDUSTRIALISE HOUSING IN POST-WORLD WAR II. NEW PUBLICATION

 

Eduardo Torroja 1949

 

 

Fundación Eduardo Torroja and Fundación Juanelo Turriano have co-published the book entitled Eduardo Torroja 1949: strategy to industrialise housing in post-World War II.

 

In 1949 Eduardo Torroja, director of the Institute for Construction and Cement Engineering (today the Eduardo Torroja Institute for Construction Science) organised an unprecedented international competition. Architects and engineers from 17 countries submitted a total of 89 projects.

 

The articles included in the book address the impact of this initiative on progress in housing construction, both in Spain and abroad.

 

See bibliographic information

 

The book, which is entirely in English, can be purchased here.

 

LIBRARY. NEW ACQUISITIONS

Library. New acquisitions

 

 

  • Arte de cultivar las moreras, el de criar los gusanos de seda y curar sus enfermedades y el de la hilanza de la seda en organcin y preparación del hiladillo. [The art of growing mulberry bushes, breeding silkworms and curing their diseases, spinning silk into organza and preparing the thread]. Translated by Miguel Gerónimo Suárez

    Bibliographic data sheet

     

  • Física industrial o física aplicada a la industria, la agricultura, artes y oficios: obra ultimísima para los físicos, químicos, ingenieros, farmacéuticos, industriales, fabricantes… [Industrial physics or physics applied to manufacturing, agriculture, art and trades: ultimate treatise for physicists, chemists, engineers, pharmacists, industrialists, manufacturers...] by Joaquín Ribera Francisco Nacente and Pablo Soler

    Bibliographic data sheet

     

     

  • El libro del Lic. Benito Daza de Valdés. Uso de los antojos y comentarios a propósito del mismo (Facsímil) [The BSc. Benito Daza de Valdés book, use of eyeglasses and comments thereon]. (Facsimile)

    Bibliographic data sheet

     

  • Instrvccion navthica, para el buen vso y regimiento de las naos, su traça y gouvierno conforme a la altura de México(Facsímil)[Nautical code for proper vessel use, piloting and design and navigation in keeping with the (meridian) altitude of Mexico]. (Facsimile)

Bibliographic data sheet

 

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