Ancient Chinese mechanical devices with roller members can be divided by function into six types: soil preparation devices, harvest and transportation devices, grain processing devices, water lifting devices, war weapons, and others. This chapter presents the functions and components of these devices and shows their structural sketches.
|Title of host publication||History of Mechanism and Machine Science|
|Number of pages||27|
|Publication status||Published - 2014 Jan 1|
|Name||History of Mechanism and Machine Science|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Mechanical Engineering