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By Glenn Stephen Murray Fantom (auth.), J. M. de la Portilla, Marco Ceccarelli (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9400712502

ISBN-13: 9789400712508

This quantity encompasses a number of papers whose content material were offered on the foreign meetings CIPHI on Cultural historical past and background of Engineering at collage of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria within the Canary Islands, Spain, in contemporary years.

The convention sequence is aimed toward bringing jointly researchers, students and scholars from a wide variety of disciplines touching on the background of Engineering and Cultural historical past, in a different multidisciplinary discussion board to stimulate collaboration between historians, architects, restaurateurs, and engineers.

These papers illustrate, by way of treating particular emblematic themes and difficulties, technical advancements within the old evolution of engineering relating cultural background. therefore, emphasis is given to a dialogue of issues of cultural history with engineering historical past through reporting authors’ stories and perspectives.

Topics handled comprise: reutilization of business history: the original instance of the Royal Segovia Mint in Spain; clone of factories; Pedro Juan De Lastanosa and “the twenty-one books of units and machines of Juanelo”; the historic improvement of paper-mills and their machines in South Latium in the course of nineteenth century; a digital reconstruction of a wave-powered flour mill from 1801; 3D modelling and animation learn of the economic background wonders; a brand new version of the hydraulic computer often called “el artificio de Juanelo”; and the secret of 1 Havana portrait, at the first steam computer in Cuba.

This paintings has been made attainable due to the invited authors who've enthusiastically shared this initiative and who've hung out and energy in getting ready the papers in even more aspect that during the convention presentations.

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M. Fantom Spanish Mint Museum, Madrid, Spain Saxony State Archive, Weimar, Germany. Schweizerisches Landesmuseum, Zurich, Switzerland. Rosgartenmuseum, Konstanz, Germany. : Historia de la tecnología. : Las casas de moneda en los reinos de Indias, vol. I, Las cecas indianas en 1536–1825. : The art and craft of coinmaking, a history of minting technology. : Historia de la tecnología, siglo veintiuno. Madrid (1977) Diderot, D: y d’Alembert. Encyclopedie ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des metiers, para una societé de gens de lettres.

From Middlesbrough with an authentic aerial view of its installations. Z. 4 Such panoramic views did not even have the pretension of being aerial views and they did not distance themselves from the object, but, in nearly all cases, they falsified space quite considerably. On the other hand, a common characteristic is the insertion of these factories into the landscape. It is very probable that in their era, these factories were far from urban environments, but in any case it is noteworthy how much attention is paid to nature by the artists.

51). 8 Now the author of this paper, wishes to take this recognition one step further, since apparently no other earlier, similar, more complete or more important factory exists today anywhere in the world. Ibid, note 1. Ibid, note 2. M.  49 Photo of the Segovia Mint on the Eresma River in 2003, and the architect’s plan for its reconstruction. The factory still maintains its historic dam, or weir, and the canal still channels water into the complex. Eduardo de la Torre Alejano The six-million euro restoration project for the Segovia Mint, financed by the local, regional, and national governments, was successfully begun on February 14, 2007 and is now well underway.

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