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Gioacchino Russo – A Versatile Scientist

  • Francesco PetroneEmail author
  • Viviana Russo
Conference paper
Part of the History of Mechanism and Machine Science book series (HMMS, volume 15)

Abstract

The Italian scientist Gioacchino Russo made several important contributions to the development of machines and mechanisms. We briefly discuss his life and then give a detailed explanation of the principles behind the navipendulum, one of his most famous mechanical inventions.

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Cylindrical Surface Primary Colour Gear Train Naval Architecture Naval Architect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mechanics of Machines, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e MeccanicaUniversità degli Studi di CataniaCataniaItaly
  2. 2.Maritime EngineeringBresciaItaly

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