• Edoardo Rovida
Part of the History of Mechanism and Machine Science book series (HMMS, volume 17)


It is significant to observe that, in the present work, we focus on the period of time corresponding to the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, with some linkages to the first years of the seventeenth century. That significance lies in the sudden discovery and rapid growth of the idea of representation in drawings and illustrations as a mode of communication.


Sixteenth Century Printing Machine Technical Object Technical Drawing Graphical Point 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edoardo Rovida
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  1. 1.Department of MechanicsPolitecnico de MilanoMilanItaly

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