Leonardo’s Lost Robots3540284400, 9783540284406

Author : Mark Rosheim
Description:This book reinterprets Leonardo da Vinci's mechanical design work, revealing a new level of sophistication not recognized by art historians or engineers. The book reinterprets Leonardo's legacy of notes, showing that apparently unconnected fragments from dispersed manuscripts actually comprise cohesive designs for functioning automata. Using the rough sketches scattered throughout almost all of Leonardo's notebooks, the author has reconstructed Leonardo's programmable cart, which was the platform for other automata. Through a readable, lively narrative, the author explains how he reconstructed da Vinci's designs.
Categories: Technology Electronics: Robotics
Year :2006
Publisher : Springer
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 204[199]
File Info : pdf 17 Mb