Ancient Engineers& Inventions

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ISBN: 978-90-481-2252-3 (Print) 978-90-481-2253-0 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Measuring The Environment

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      Pages 7-12

      Measuring Mass

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      Pages 13-25

      Measuring Distance

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      Pages 27-39

      Measuring Time

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      Pages 41-59

      Ancient Computation Devices

  3. Using Natural Energy

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      Pages 63-79

      Wind Motors

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      Pages 81-96

      Hydraulic Motors

  4. Using Water

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      Pages 99-118

      Lifting Water

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      Pages 119-141

      Adduction and Distribution of Water

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      Pages 143-148

      Underwater Activities

  5. Communication and Telecommunication

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      Pages 153-188

      Lift and Transports

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      Pages 189-205

      Telecommunications

  6. Towards the Modern Age

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      Pages 209-233

      Secondary Motors

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      Pages 235-248

      Spinning and Weaving

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      Pages 249-268

      Some Applications of Fire

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      Pages 269-301

      Automata (Towards Automation and Robots)

  7. Ancient Building Techniques

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      Pages 309-325

      Considerations on Some Ancient Building Techniques

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 327-339