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By Donald R. Hill

During this accomplished heritage, Donald Hill opens a window on medieval and classical engineering. The ebook specializes in on Greece, Rome and medieval Western Europe, but in addition comprises fascinating info on center japanese technology.

Documenting over 1800 years, Donald Hill illustrates how classical and medieval engineers designed early irrigation platforms, dams, bridges, clocks and the way they harnessed the facility of either water and wind. operating principally and not using a quantified, clinical foundation for his or her designs, those early engineers studied the homes of fabrics and how during which fluids and solids behaved in convinced stipulations. They then utilized this information to successfully clear up difficulties. This interesting examine files over 1800 years of early engineering.

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