MacAdam, John London


MacAdam, John London
► (1756-1836) Ingeniero escocés. Inventó el sistema de firmes, llamado en castellano macadán. Se trata de un pavimento de piedra y arena machacada, que una vez tendida se comprime con el rodillo.

Enciclopedia Universal. 2012.

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