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Author Strandh, Sigvard, 1921-1987

Title A history of the machine / Sigvard Strandh.

Publication Info. New York : A & W Publishers, [1979]
©1979

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Location Call No. Status
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  621.8 STR    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  600 STR    Check Shelf
Description 240 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Bibliography Bibliography: p 234.
Note Includes index.
Contents 1. Without tools, no machines -- 2. machine elements and elementary machines -- 3. From hand tool to industrial robot -- 4. Prime movers 1 : muscle, water, wind -- 5. Prime movers 2 : steam and combustion engines -- 6. Prime movers 3 : electricity -- 7. The genesis of control systems -- 8. Computers -- 9. The machine : our daily companion -- Bibliography -- Index.
Subject Machinery -- History.
Mechanization -- History.
Technology -- History.
Technology and civilization -- History.
ISBN 0894790250
9780894790256
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