Power and performance of Roman water-mills: hydro-mechanical analysis of vertical-wheeled water-mills
|Authors & editors|
|Publisher||British Archaeological Reports|
|Year of publication||2008|
English (main text)
|Scope & content||Part One: The dynamics of the water-mill and the limitations of evidence and analysis; Hydro-mechanical analysis. |
Part Two: Sites from France, Italy, Jordan, England, Switzerland, Germany, Greece, Turkey, Israel, Roman tide mills and Roman floating mills.
Part Three: Mill production; Incidence; Machine efficiency (including table of efficiency); The natural phenomena which tend to accelerate technological evolution; Theories of evolution (including table of types of Roman vertical waterwheels).
Appendix One: Gear ratio changing options.
Appendix Two: Roman millstone dress.
Appendix Three: Terminology (including diagrams).
Appendix Four: Ancient sources on rations of flour and bread for slaves, soldiers and plebs.
|Keywords||Hampshire, Kent, Northumberland, Wiltshire, Millwrighting, Milling, Switzerland, Italy, Greece, Germany, France, Archaeology & history|
Accession no. 230217
- Shelf location: F405-SPA
- Donor: Michael Harverson Collection
- Notes: Includes a typed copy of a review of the book submitted to International Molinology and typed copy of the review written by Jeff Hawksley