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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.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHistory of Mechanism and Machine Science
PublisherSpringer Netherland
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Jan 1

Publication series

NameHistory of Mechanism and Machine Science
ISSN (Print)1875-3442
ISSN (Electronic)1875-3426

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • History
  • Mechanical Engineering

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