Transferring bridge and road construction technology in the 1700s

French engineer Jean Marmillod as an innovator in Denmark This article describes how technological progress in constructing roads and bridges was distributed in the 1760s and 1770s from the country leading the trade: France. Because people with tacit knowledge were needed to efficiently distribute knowledge about trades, a rapid method, presented herein, was to acquire […]

Are searches in OCR-generated archives trustworthy?

Digitised archives are revolutionary tools for research that, in a few seconds, generate results that earlier often took years to obtain. But do they provide all results for the terms searched for? The accuracy of searches was tested by performing sample searches of leading newspaper databases. The test revealed several weaknesses in the search process, […]

Fra 7 til 3.367 køretøjer dagligt

trafiktælling på Sebbersund Bro I 1880 opførtes en ny bro, og da den skulle finansieres gennem brugerbetaling, kan regnskaberne vise trafikkens omfang. I gennemsnit kørte 7 køretøjer over broen. I dag kører langt mere end 3.000 køretøjer dagligt på broen. Trafk & Veje, marts 2023, s. 8-10.

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