Download e-book for kindle: A History of Engineering in Classical and Medieval Times by Donald R. Hill

By Donald R. Hill

ISBN-10: 131776157X

ISBN-13: 9781317761570

During this entire historical past, Donald Hill opens a window on medieval and classical engineering. The e-book specializes in on Greece, Rome and medieval Western Europe, but additionally contains fascinating info on center japanese technology.

Documenting over 1800 years, Donald Hill illustrates how classical and medieval engineers designed early irrigation platforms, dams, bridges, clocks and the way they harnessed the ability of either water and wind. operating mostly with out a quantified, medical foundation for his or her designs, those early engineers studied the houses of fabrics and how within which fluids and solids behaved in convinced stipulations. They then utilized this information to successfully clear up difficulties. This attention-grabbing learn records over 1800 years of early engineering.

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