Sobre el timpano y la bomba de Ctesibio

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    English titleAbout the tympanum and the Ctesibius pump
    Authors & editors

    Baroja, Julio Caro [Author]

    Publisher Guimaraes
    Year of publication 1955

    Spanish (main text)

    Medium Offprint/Journal Supplement

    Water supply & management > Irrigation & drainage


    Scope & contentWikipedia: Ctesibius or Ktesibios or Tesibius was a Greek inventor and mathematician in Alexandria, Ptolemaic Egypt. He wrote the first treatises on the science of compressed air and its uses in pumps. This, in combination with his work on the elasticity of air On pneumatics, earned him the title of "father of pneumatics."

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    Accession no. 230596

    • Shelf location: I500
    • Notes: extracted from Voume LXV of Revista de Guimaeres