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Engineering - Mechanical Engineering | Distinguished Figures in Mechanism and Machine Science - Their Contributions and Legacies, Part

Distinguished Figures in Mechanism and Machine Science

Their Contributions and Legacies, Part 3

Ceccarelli, Marco (Ed.)

2014, VIII, 347 p. 234 illus.

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  • Contains biographies of distinguished figures in the history of mechanism and machine science (MMS)
  • Places past achievements in MMS in context
  • Provides a survey of technical evolution in mechanical engineering

This book is composed of chapters that focus specifically on technological developments by distinguished figures in the history of MMS (Mechanism and Machine Science).  Biographies of well-known scientists are also included to describe their efforts and experiences, and surveys of their work and achievements, and a modern interpretation of their legacy are presented.

After the first two volumes, the papers in this third volume again cover a wide range within the field of the History of Mechanical Engineering with specific focus on MMS and will be of interest and motivation to the work (historical or not) of many.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » History of Mechanical Engineering - Lorenzo Allievi - MMS - Mechanism Design - Otto Fischer - Simon Stevin - Vitruvius - Yeong-Sil Jang

Related subjects » History of Science - Mechanical Engineering

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