Engineering in the Ancient world / J.G. Landels

por Landels, J. G

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ISBN: 9780701122218
Editor: London : Chatto and Windus, 1978
Descripción Física: 244 p.; 22 cm
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41/71 1265 Libros modernos desde 1900
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1. POWER AND ENERGY SOURCES. - Man power. - Animal power. - Water power. - Wind power. - Steam power. 2. WATER SUPPLIES AND ENGINEERING. - Appendix: The sizes of measurement nozzles, and Frontinus' arithmetic. 3. WATER PUMPUS. 4. CRANES AND HOISTS. 5. CATAPULTS. 6. SHIPS AND SEA TRANSPORT. - Appendix: Methods of estimating the maximum speeds of oared vessels. 7. LAND TRANASPORT. 8. THE PROGRESS OF THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE. 9. THE PRINCIPAL GREEK AND ROMAN WRITERS ON TECHNOLOGICAL SUBJECTS. - Hero of Alexandria. - Vitruvius. - Frontinus. - Pliny.

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1. POWER AND ENERGY SOURCES. - Man power. - Animal power. - Water power. - Wind power. - Steam power. 2. WATER SUPPLIES AND ENGINEERING. - Appendix: The sizes of measurement nozzles, and Frontinus' arithmetic. 3. WATER PUMPUS. 4. CRANES AND HOISTS. 5. CATAPULTS. 6. SHIPS AND SEA TRANSPORT. - Appendix: Methods of estimating the maximum speeds of oared vessels. 7. LAND TRANASPORT. 8. THE PROGRESS OF THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE. 9. THE PRINCIPAL GREEK AND ROMAN WRITERS ON TECHNOLOGICAL SUBJECTS. - Hero of Alexandria. - Vitruvius. - Frontinus. - Pliny.

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