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Explorations in the history of machines and mechanisms : proceedings of HMM2012
AuthorInternational Symposium on History of Machines and Mechanisms (2012 : Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Koetsier, T. (Teun)
Ceccarelli, Marco
Pub. LocationDordrecht ; New YorkPublisherSpringer
Date2012Phys. Desc.pdf. [xviii, 594 p. : ill. (some color)]
LocationDigital ArchivesCall NumberTJ5.I58 2012d
Explorations in the history of machines and mechanisms : proceedings of HMM2012 / Teun Koetsier and Marco Ceccarelli (eds.).
Includes bibliographical references and author index.

Part 1. Section I: History of Institutions -- A Social Network Model for Innovation in Early Aviation History / Francis C. Moon -- Franz Reuleaux and the Rhenish Roots of Mechanism Theory / Reinhard Braune and Burkhard Corves -- The Birth of the Moscow School of Applied Mechanics in the 2nd Half of the 19th Century and the Early 20th Century / Vera Chinenova, Alexander Golovin and Irina Tyulina -- Royal Manufactures Promoted by the Spanish Crown during the 18th and 19th Centuries: An Approach to European Industrialisation / Javier Echávarri Otero, E. de la Guerra Ochoa, E. Chacón Tanarro, J.L. Muñoz Sanz and E. Bautista Paz, et al. -- The Influence of the Society of Jesus on the Spread of European Mechanical Knowledge in China in the XVIth and XVIIth Centuries / Michela Cigola.

Part 2. Section II: Biographical Contributions -- Jang Yeong-sil 蔣英實: Inventor of the Striking Clepsydra during the Reign of King Sejong in Joseon / Nam Moon-hyon -- Kurt Rauh: Saxon Mechanism Theory Brought to Aachen / Burkhard Corves -- About Karl Hoecken and Some of His Works on Mechanisms / Hanfried Kerle -- Gioacchino Russo -- A Versatile Scientist / Francesco Petrone and Viviana Russo -- Applied Mechanics: The Information Sheets of Professor Leonid Smirnov / Alexander Golovin and Anastacia Golovina -- Konstantin Frolov Continuing the Soviet School Traditions on MMS (Mechanism and Machine Science) / Olga V. Egorova and Gennady A. Timofeev -- Francisc Viliam Kovács -- Leader in the Development of Mechanisms and Robotics in Romania / Erwin-Christian Lovasz, Dan Perju, Inocenţiu Maniu, Corneliu Rădulescu and Valentin Ciupe.

Part 3. Section III: History of Technical Systems -- An Examination of the Mechanisms of Movement in Heron of Alexandria's On Automaton-Making / Finlay McCourt -- The Mystery of the Defense Chain Mechanism of Constantinople / Junichi Takeno and Yoshihiko Takeno -- Structural Synthesis of the Ancient Chinese Zhuge Repeating Crossbow / Kuo-Hung Hsiao and Hong-Sen Yan -- Clocks and Dials with Automata: The Mosaic of Qasr El-Lebya / Helen Fragaki -- The Drawings of Machines by the Great Architects of the Renaissance and Baroque Eras / Emanuela Chiavoni -- Cultural Heritages in Aterno Valley (Italy): Historical Watermills for Cereals Grinding / Romolo Continenza and Stefano Brusaporci.

Part 4. Section IV: History of Technical Systems -- The Front Dial of the Antikythera Mechanism / Michael T. Wright -- The Historical-Technological Study of Monumental Tower Clocks: The Town Hall Clock of Alcalá la Real, Jaén (Spain) / López-García Rafael, Dávila-Rufián Iván and Dorado-Vicente Rubén -- Improbable Mechanics: A Short History of Fake Automata / Nadia Ambrosetti -- Centrifugal Governors: The Story of a Mistake / Max Sakharov and Valentin Tarabarin -- The Anahuac Propeller: A Century after / J. Romero-N, C. López-C, A. Colín-R and M. Arroyo-C -- The Rotary Aero Engine from 1908 to 1918 / Giuseppe Genchi and Francesco Sorge.

Part 5. Section V: History of Technical Systems -- The Historical Development of Catrasys, a Cable System / Marco Ceccarelli -- A Contribution on the History of Ropeways / K. Hoffmann and Nenad Zrnić -- The First Hydroelectric Power Plant in the Balkans Built on the Basis of Tesla's Principles / Svetislav Marković, Tatjana Lazović, Ljubica Milović and Bratislav Stojiljković -- Tesla's Research in the Field of Mechanical Engineering Focused on Fountains Design / Aleksandar Marinković, Nenad Zrnić, Bratislav Stojiljković and Milan Vulićević -- Mechanical Models for Anti-Rhomb Linkage / Simona-Mariana Cretu, Gigi-Dragos Ciocioi-Troaca, Emil Soarece and Eugen Marian Paun -- History of Human Powered Threshing Machines: A Literature Review / K.S. Zakiuddin, H.V. Sondawale, J.P. Modak and Marco Ceccarelli.

Part 6. Section VI: Concepts and Theories -- At the Origins of the Concepts of Máthema and Mekhané: Aristotle's Mekhanikà and Archimedes' Tropos Mekhanikòs / Giuseppe Boscarino -- Historical Reflections on the Scale Ratio in the Galilean Trattato Di Fortificazione / Raffaele Pisano and Danilo Capecchi -- Poncelet and the Development of Applied Mechanics / Agamenon R.E. Oliveira -- The Case of Kinematics, the Genesis of a Discipline / Teun Koetsier -- Cognate Linkages the Roberts -- Chebyshev Theorem / Egbert Verstraten -- The Work of Otto Fischer and the Historical Development of His Method of Principal Vectors for Mechanism and Machine Science / Volkert van der Wijk and Just L. Herder -- Spatial Overconstrained Linkages-The Lost Jade / Yan Chen and Zhong You -- Designing, Analysis and Computer Modeling of Straight-Line Mechanisms / Valentin Tarabarin, Z. Tarabarina and D. Chirkina -- The Transmission of the European Clock-Making Technology into China in the 17th-18th Centuries / Baichun Zhang -- DMG-Lib -- An Open Access Digital Library as an Exploration Tool for Historians and Engineers / Torsten Brix, Rike Brecht, Veit Henkel and Michael Reeßing.

This book contains the proceedings of HMM2012, the 4th International Symposium on Historical Developments in the field of Mechanism and Machine Science (MMS). These proceedings cover recent research concerning all aspects of the development of MMS from antiquity until the present and its historiography: machines, mechanisms, kinematics, dynamics, concepts and theories, design methods, collections of methods, collections of models, institutions and biographies.

Local access dig.pdf. [History of Machines and Mechanisms (2012).pdf]

Subject(s)Mechanical engineering--History--Congresses
Machinery--History--Congresses
SeriesHistory of mechanism and machine science ; v. 15
Rec. TypeConference Proceedings, and Digital Book (PDF)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #19880
ISBN9789400741324 ; 9400741324OCLC785899990