Re-discovering of Mechanical Equipments

Authors(2) :-Karol Vasilko, Zuzana Murcinkova

The paper presents the development and origins of mechanics and refers to old machinery, equipment, apparatus, which stand out from technical level of its time. Such analyses find out some similarities – parallels of mechanical principles between present and ancient age. On the base of the study of the origins of mechanics, it can be observed there are some equipments and also technologies that are currently undiscovered but utilized by previous (even extinct) civilizations. We do not expect it, because we have been influenced by the classical, traditional explanation of history from the simple (primitive) to the complex (sophisticated). The authors analyse the idea of “repeated discovery” – re-discovery

Authors and Affiliations

Karol Vasilko
Department of Manufacturing Technologies, Technical University in Kosice, Faculty of Manufacturing Technologies with seat in Presov, Slovak Republic
Zuzana Murcinkova
Department of Technical Systems Design, Technical University in Kosice, Faculty of Manufacturing Technologies with seat in Presov, Slovak Republic

mechanics, mechanism, technological development, history, re-discovery

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 3 | May-June 2016
Date of Publication : 2017-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 315-322
Manuscript Number : IJSRST162383
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

Cite This Article :

Karol Vasilko, Zuzana Murcinkova, " Re-discovering of Mechanical Equipments", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp.315-322, May-June-2016.
Journal URL : http://ijsrst.com/IJSRST162383

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