© 2012

Explorations in the History of Machines and Mechanisms

Proceedings of HMM2012

  • Teun Koetsier
  • Marco Ceccarelli


  • Unique collection of articles on aspects of historical engineering

Conference proceedings

Part of the History of Mechanism and Machine Science book series (HMMS, volume 15)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-18
  2. Section I: History of Institutions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Reinhard Braune, Burkhard Corves
      Pages 21-38
    3. Javier Echávarri Otero, E. de la Guerra Ochoa, E. Chacón Tanarro, J. L. Muñoz Sanz, E. Bautista Paz, J. R. Álvarez Redondo et al.
      Pages 55-68
  3. Section II: Biographical Contributions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Francesco Petrone, Viviana Russo
      Pages 135-144
    3. Alexander Golovin, Anastacia Golovina
      Pages 145-158
    4. Erwin-Christian Lovasz, Dan Perju, Inocenţiu Maniu, Corneliu Rădulescu, Valentin Ciupe
      Pages 171-182
  4. Section III: History of Technical Systems

About these proceedings


This book contains the proceedings of HMM2012, the 4th International Symposium on Historical Developments in the field of Mechanism and Machine Science (MMS). These proceedings cover recent research concerning all aspects of the development of MMS from antiquity until the present and its historiography: machines, mechanisms, kinematics, dynamics, concepts and theories, design methods, collections of methods, collections of models, institutions and biographies.


History of Machine Science History of Mechanical Engineering History of Mechanisms MMS

Editors and affiliations

  • Teun Koetsier
    • 1
  • Marco Ceccarelli
    • 2
  1. 1., Department of MathematicsVU UniversityAmsterdamNetherlands
  2. 2., Laboratory of Robotics & MechatronicsUniversity of CassinoCassinoItaly

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Explorations in the History of Machines and Mechanisms
  • Book Subtitle Proceedings of HMM2012
  • Editors Teun Koetsier
    Marco Ceccarelli
  • Series Title History of Mechanism and Machine Science
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-94-007-4131-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-94-007-9944-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-007-4132-4
  • Series ISSN 1875-3442
  • Series E-ISSN 1875-3426
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVIII, 594
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Machinery and Machine Elements
    History of Science
    Materials Science, general
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