History of Mechanism and Machine Science

Explorations in the History of Machines and Mechanisms

Proceedings of HMM2012

Editors: Koetsier, Teun, ceccarelli, marco (Eds.)

  • Unique collection of articles on aspects of historical engineering

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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.

Table of contents (40 chapters)

  • A Social Network Model for Innovation in Early Aviation History

    Moon, Francis C.

    Pages 3-19

  • Franz Reuleaux and the Rhenish Roots of Mechanism Theory

    Braune, Reinhard (et al.)

    Pages 21-38

  • The Birth of the Moscow School of Applied Mechanics in the 2nd Half of the 19th Century and the Early 20th Century

    Chinenova, Vera (et al.)

    Pages 39-53

  • Royal Manufactures Promoted by the Spanish Crown during the 18th and 19th Centuries: An Approach to European Industrialisation

    Echávarri Otero, Javier (et al.)

    Pages 55-68

  • The Influence of the Society of Jesus on the Spread of European Mechanical Knowledge in China in the XVIth and XVIIth Centuries

    Cigola, Michela

    Pages 69-79

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Explorations in the History of Machines and Mechanisms
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of HMM2012
Editors
  • Teun Koetsier
  • marco ceccarelli
Series Title
History of Mechanism and Machine Science
Series Volume
15
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Netherlands
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-4132-4
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-4132-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-4131-7
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-9944-8
Series ISSN
1875-3442
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 594
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