A Brief Illustrated History of Machines and Mechanisms

ISBN: 978-90-481-2511-1 (Print) 978-90-481-2512-8 (Online)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-17

    Anonymous Developments

  3. Chapter

    Pages 19-42

    Chinese Inventions and Machines

  4. Chapter

    Pages 43-64

    Mechanical Engineering in Antiquity

  5. Chapter

    Pages 65-90

    Medieval Machines and Mechanisms

  6. Chapter

    Pages 91-115

    The Machine Renaissance

  7. Chapter

    Pages 117-139

    Machines in the First Colonial Empires

  8. Chapter

    Pages 141-168

    Machinery During the Industrial Revolution

  9. Chapter

    Pages 169-205

    A Vision on Machines

  10. Back Matter

    Pages 207-217