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Marcus Vitruvius Pollio (Second Half of the Ist Century B.C.)

  • Michela CigolaEmail author
  • Marco Ceccarelli
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Part of the History of Mechanism and Machine Science book series (HMMS, volume 26)

Abstract

Marcus Vitruvius Pollio was a Roman architect/engineer, who in his treatise “De Architectura” in I B.C. described in great detail design and operation of machines for civil engineering. The treatise is a comprehensive reference from Antiquity that, having been rediscovered during the Renaissance, was studied and reprinted both for its historical background and for technical inspiration. In this chapter the focus is on machine developments.

Keywords

Mechanical Design Machine Design Pulley System German Edition Water Mill 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DART—Laboratory of Documentation, Analysis, Survey of Architecture and Territory DiCeMUniversity of Cassino and South LatiumCassinoItaly
  2. 2.LARM—Laboratory of Robotics and Mechatronics DiCeMUniversity of Cassino and South LatiumCassinoItaly

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