Power and glory of waterwheels: steps along the road to better performance

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Hawksley, G J [Author]

Publisher SPAB
Year of publication 2008

English (main text)

Medium Book
SeriesRex Wailes Memorial Lectures

Energy & power > Water power

Scope & contentThis publication is the ninth Rex Wailes memorial lecture presented at the Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre at the University College London on 8 March 2008. It firstly describes the developments and changes to the design of waterwheels as demand for more power has increased. Secondly to follow this progression and to explain why waterwheels developed in the way they did.
KeywordsMillwrighting, Milling, Archaeology & history

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