Essays Tagged: "french engineer"

The Erie Canal and impacts that it had on commerce, trade, and development of New York and the US at that time.

Back in the early 1700's a French engineer named Vauban suggested that a canal should be built to link the rivers and lakes of ...

(6 pages) 108 1 3.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Panama Canal Essay

eatest triumphs and tragedies of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.The tragedy was that of the French, they were just simply too far ahead of technology, at that time, to complete or even get far ... the Revolution the Americans took control of the canal and continued the building of the canal.The French attempt at the Panama Canal was started by the famous French engineer, Ferdanand, who built t ...

(3 pages) 87 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

America's Automotive Industry.

until the invention of the internal combustion engine, Witch was first introduced in 1859 when the French engineer J. J. Etienne Lenoir built a double-acting, spark-ignition engine that could be oper ...

(5 pages) 255 2 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

To manage is to forecast and plan, to organize, to command and to control. Critical Review on Henri Fayol's work.

Henri Fayol (1841-1925) was a French engineer who rose to prominence within the fields of coal mining engineering, mining geology ...

(6 pages) 445 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Panama canal and effects on america

and ownership, was saturated with difficulty. The construction of the canal would not be easy, the French made an attempt and failed. Workers had to deal with mosquito infestation, terrible mud slide ... estation, terrible mud slides, and also the malaria virus. In 1878 Ferdinand de Lesseps, the French engineer who built the Suez canal began work on a canal, on the same site as todays Panama Ca ...

(4 pages) 54 1 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

How relavent is Fayol's five functions of management in a modern meduim sized building firm?

IntroductionHenri Fayol, a French engineer who worked his way up to become the director of mines, published "Administration Ind ...

(13 pages) 150 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Alexandre Gustave Eiffel: A Simple overveiw of his life and achievements

Alexandre Gustave Eiffel was born on 15th of December 1832 and died on 27th of December 1923. Was a French engineer and architect, he specialized in metallic structures. His mose famous piece is the E ... xposition. Gustave also desinged the Statue of Liberty which was a gift to the USA from France. The French chose Eiffel cause of his work and expertese. The statue was a sign of the friendship and res ...

(1 pages) 2182 0 4.6 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Fiber Optics for the Future

ution, or sound.Optical communications have come a long way since the optical telegraph invented by French engineer Claude Chappe in the late 18th century, and are exceedingly more complex than the sy ...

(5 pages) 60 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science