Ancient Chinese mechanical devices with flexible members (rope, thread, belt, and chain) can be divided by function into four types: grain processing devices, water lifting devices, handiwork devices, and textile devices. This chapter presents the uses and components of the devices, analyzes the numbers of member and possible types of joints, and provides their structural sketches.
|主出版物標題||History of Mechanism and Machine Science|
|出版狀態||Published - 2014|
|名字||History of Mechanism and Machine Science|
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