Download e-book for kindle: Ancient Engineers' Inventions: Precursors of the Present by Cesare Rossi,Flavio Russo

By Cesare Rossi,Flavio Russo

ISBN-10: 904812252X

ISBN-13: 9789048122523

ISBN-10: 9048184819

ISBN-13: 9789048184811

This booklet describes the innovations and designs of old engineers who're the precursors of the current. The interval levels often from three hundred B.C. to 1600 A.D. with numerous exceptions. a few of the oldest innovations are documented through archaeological unearths, frequently little or no recognized, normally from Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae and display a stunning modernity of their conception.

Most of the innovations provided within the first 4 components of this e-book have been conceived as much as the past due Roman Empire and will be regarded as milestones, every one of their respective box. The 5th half concentrates on more moderen centuries. The 6th half offers with a few development building techniques.

Generally, for every of the provided innovations, 3 components of study and reference are supplied: written records (the classics), iconic references (coins, bas-reliefs, etc.) and archaeological findings.

The authors didn't write this e-book for engineers purely; for that reason they describe the entire units with no assuming vast technical wisdom. The authors’ major objective is to aim to speak their enthusiasm for the innovations and the inventors of the earlier and to give a contribution to the interesting learn of the background of Engineering.

This moment version contains new issues and chapters which are of specified curiosity to engineers.

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