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History of Mechanism and Machine Science

Explorations in the History of Machines and Mechanisms

Proceedings of the Fifth IFToMM Symposium on the History of Machines and Mechanisms

Editors: López-Cajún, Carlos, Ceccarelli, Marco (Eds.)

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  • Historic developments of schools and development of teaching
  • Past machine designs and achievements
  • Selected historic design concepts of mechanisms being used
  • Includes contributions of distinguished personalities in the area of mechanism and machine science
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This volume includes contributions presented at the Fifth IFToMM Symposium on the History of Machines and Mechanisms, held at Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro, Santiago de Queretaro, QRO, Mexico, in June 2016.
It contains work on theories and facts concerning mechanisms and machines from antiquity to current times as viewed in the present day. Topics include modern reviews of past works; people, history, and their works; direct memories of the recent past; historic development theories; the history of the design of machines and mechanisms; developments of mechanical design and automation; the historic development of teaching; the history of schools of engineering and the education of engineers. 

Table of contents (22 chapters)

Table of contents (22 chapters)
  • Aspects of the Cost-Effectiveness of Restoration Process of the F. Reuleaux Mechanisms

    Pages 1-7

    Spasskaya, D. (et al.)

  • Application of Rapid Prototyping Technology for Modeling the Mechanisms of F. Reuleaux Collection

    Pages 9-15

    Vlasov, M. (et al.)

  • Protoepistemology of Mechanical Engineering in Cassiodorus’ Variae or Mission Impossible at Theoderic’s Court

    Pages 17-29

    Ambrosetti, N.

  • The Silk Mill “alla Bolognese”

    Pages 31-38

    Bartolomei, C. (et al.)

  • Robots in History: Legends and Prototypes from Ancient Times to the Industrial Revolution

    Pages 39-49

    Gasparetto, A.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Explorations in the History of Machines and Mechanisms
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the Fifth IFToMM Symposium on the History of Machines and Mechanisms
Editors
  • Carlos López-Cajún
  • Marco Ceccarelli
Series Title
History of Mechanism and Machine Science
Series Volume
32
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-31184-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-31184-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-31182-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-80985-4
Series ISSN
1875-3442
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 259
Number of Illustrations
194 b/w illustrations
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