By Michela Cigola
This ebook contains chapters that attention in particular on unmarried figures that labored on Descriptive Geometry and in addition in Mechanisms Sciences and include biographical notes, a survey in their paintings and their achievements, including a contemporary interpretation in their legacy.
Since Vitruvius in precedent days, and with Brunelleschi within the Renaissance, the 2 disciplines started to percentage a typical path which, over the centuries, took form via much less recognized figures until eventually the more moderen occasions during which Gaspard Monge worked.
Over the years, a niche has been created among Descriptive Geometry and Mechanism technology, which now seem to belong to various worlds. in truth, even though, there's a very shut dating among the 2 disciplines, with a hyperlink in response to tremendous reliable foundations. with no the theoretical foundations of Geometry it is going to no longer be attainable to attract and layout mechanical elements akin to gears, whereas in Kinematics it'd be much less effortless to layout and expect the reciprocal activities of elements in a posh mechanical assembly.
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