This text explores ancient Chinese machines that have been lost to time, and proposes a methodology for systematic reconstruction to allow for their rebuilding. This chapter starts with the introduction of the study of ancient machines. It proceeds by describing the classifications of ancient Chinese machines and the process for their reconstruction design. It ends by explaining the application scope of the text.
|Title of host publication||History of Mechanism and Machine Science|
|Number of pages||18|
|Publication status||Published - 2007 Jan 1|
|Name||History of Mechanism and Machine Science|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Mechanical Engineering