Die praktische Mühlen-Baukunst
|English title||Practical mill construction|
|Authors & editors|
|Publisher||Th. Schäfer, Hannover|
|Year of publication||2006|
German (main text)
|Scope & content||Summary Translation |
An extremely detailed handbook, , on the construction of both water mills and windmills.
The first part describes calculations for designing the various components. The second part is a guide to the construction from the foundations up.
The final part of the book describes various other machines: machines for watering fields, norias, Archimedes screws, pile drivers and others.
The book is in Gothic script; it is provided with copious tables as calculating aids, and contains 31 unlabelled diagrams at the end.
Accession no. 229674
- Shelf location: A086-BEH
- Donor: Ken Major Collection
- Notes: A facsimile reprint of a book first published in 1789. Published in Gothic script.