Mühlenbau – Wasserräder und Windmühlen bewahren und erhalten


Hardback, 208pp fine condition, as new, laminated cover.
German language

A comprehensive guide to millwrighting.
The first section deals with choice of timber.
The second section covers windmills: their history, types, computation of wind power, positioning of sails; and describes the construction of the different types.
The third section is devoted to water wheels: history, types, computation of water power, construction of wheels and shafts and maintenance.
The fourth section describes the milling process and the different parts: millstones, cogs, sifting, sack hoists.
The final part outlines miller’s lore, such as understanding the weather and keeping the mill parts greased.
The book is copiously illustrated with detailed diagrams and a few photos.

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  • Author(s): Schnelle, Werner
  • Publisher: Verlag Bauwesen
  • Publication year: 1999