1800 Mechanical Movements: Devices and Appliances (Dover Science Books) (Paperback)

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1800 Mechanical Movements: Devices and Appliances (Dover Science Books) (Paperback)

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A fascinating compendium of early-twentieth-century mechanical devices, this wide-ranging work covers a variety of applications. More than 1,800 engravings -- ranging from simple diagrams to detailed cross-sections -- illustrate the workings of each item, from simple hooks and levers to complex machinery used in steam, motive, hydraulic, air, and electric power, navigation, gearing, clocks, mining, construction, and more.
Compiled as a ready reference for inventors, students of mechanics, artisans, and other workers, this volume features only minimal text. Its true value lies in its wealth of illustrated information, offering the quickest and most satisfactory method of conveying the exact conditions of mechanical action and construction.
Product Details ISBN: 9780486457437
ISBN-10: 0486457435
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: February 27th, 2007
Pages: 416
Language: English
Series: Dover Science Books