Alabama blast furnaces. (reprint, 1940).9780817354329
Alabama blast furnaces blast furnace, structure used chiefly in smelting. The principle involved in this means of extracting metals is that of the reduction of the ores by the action of carbon monoxide, i.e., the removal of oxygen from the metal oxide in order to obtain the metal. . (reprint reprint An individually bound copy of an article in a journal or science communication , 1940)
Woodward, Joseph H.
U. of Alabama Press
Library of Alabama classics
In 1940, Woodward, the scion sci·on
1. A descendant or heir.
2. also ci·on A detached shoot or twig containing buds from a woody plant, used in grafting. of an Alabama iron foundry family, collected information on all the blast furnaces in Alabama, their history and fate. He prefaced this with a brief history of iron manufacture in the state, from its beginnings in 1815 through the Civil War and Reconstruction. This is a reprint of Woodward's work with a new preface pref·ace
a. A preliminary statement or essay introducing a book that explains its scope, intention, or background and is usually written by the author.
b. An introductory section, as of a speech.
2. giving biographical information on the author.
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