Timeline Of Transportation Technology

Middle Ages

  • 800 - The streets of Baghdad are paved with tar.
  • Late 10th century - Kamal invented in Arab world.
  • 1044 - Compass invented in China
  • 13th century (or before) - Rocket invented in China.
  • 1350 - Compass dial invented by Ibn al-Shatir.
  • 15th century - Jan ?i?ka built the precursor to the motorised tank - armoured wagons equipped with cannons.
  • Late 16th century - European sailing ships become advanced enough to reliably cross oceans.

17th century

  • 1620 - Cornelius Drebbel builds the world's first known submarine, which is propelled by oars (although there are earlier ideas for and depictions of submarines).
  • 1662 - Blaise Pascal invents a horse-drawn public bus which has a regular route, schedule, and fare system
  • 1672 - Ferdinand Verbiest have built what may have been the first steam-powered car[1][2]

18th century

19th century

20th century

21st century

See also

Notes

  1. ^ "1679-1681 - R P Verbiest's Steam Chariot". History of the Automobile: origin to 1900. Hergé. Retrieved 2009. 
  2. ^ Setright, L. J. K. (2004). Drive On!: A Social History of the Motor Car. Granta Books. ISBN 1-86207-698-7. 
  3. ^ "HOVERCRAFT BILL (Hansard, 16 May 1968)". Hansard.millbanksystems.com. Retrieved 2017. 
  4. ^ a b c C.D. Buchanan (1958). "1". Mixed Blessing: The Motor in Britain. Leonard Hill. 
  5. ^ Smiles, Samuel (1906). UK: The Folio Society. p. 256. ISBN 0-7153-4279-7.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ Thomas, RHG (1980). The Liverpool and Manchester Railway. UK: BT Batsford Ltd. p. 15. ISBN 0713405376. 
  7. ^ Smiles, Samuel (2006). The Liverpool and Manchester Railway. The Folio Society. pp. 268-270. ISBN 0-7153-4279-7. 
  8. ^ Carlson, Robert (1969). The Liverpool and Manchester Railway Project. UK: David and Charles :Newton Abbot. p. 179. ISBN 0 7153 4646 6. 
  9. ^ Thomas, RHG (1980). The Liverpool and Manchester Railway. UK: BT Batsford Ltd. p. 95. ISBN 07134 05376. 
  10. ^ Thomas, RHG (1980). The Liverpool and Manchester Railway. UK: BT Batsford Ltd. p. 75. ISBN 07134 05376. 
  11. ^ Carlson, Robert (1969). The Liverpool and Manchester Railway Project 1821-1831. Newton Abbot: David and Charles. pp. 11-16. ISBN 0 7153 4646 6. 
  12. ^ Falco, Charles M.; Guggenheim Museum Staff (1998), "Issues in the Evolution of the Motorcycle", in Krens, Thomas; Drutt, Matthew, The Art of the Motorcycle, Harry N. Abrams, pp. 24-31, 98-101, ISBN 0-89207-207-5 
  13. ^ Electric Bicycle Guide
  14. ^ a b "The First Zeppelins: LZ-1 through LZ-4". Airships.net. Retrieved . 
  15. ^ "World War One: The tank's secret Lincoln origins". BBC News. Retrieved 2015. 
  16. ^ Glanfield, Appendix 2.
  17. ^ The DC-3

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