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Studies in the history of machine tools [by] Robert S. Woodbury.

Cambridge, Mass., M.I.T. Press [1972] .
ISBN 9780262730334, 0262730332

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Subjects Machine tools -- History.
Machine-tools -- History.
Machines-outils -- Histoire.
Description 1 volume (various pagings) illustrations 21 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Previously published separately under the following titles: History of the gear-cutting machine; a historical study in geometry and machines, ©1958; History of the grinding machine; a historical study in tools and precision production, ©1959; History of the milling machine; a study in technical development, ©1960; History of the lathe to 1850; a study in the growth of a technical element of an industrial economy, ©1961.
Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents I: The mathematics of gears -- The geometers -- The translators -- The scientific mechanics -- II: The clock and instrument makers -- The first gear-cutting machines -- Reid, Hindley and Rehé -- The instrument makers -- III: Production gear-cutting machines -- Types of gear-cutting machines -- The first production machines, 1800-1850 -- Evolution of the production machine, 1850-1910 -- Formed-cutter types -- Templet types -- Describing-generating types -- Molding-generating types -- Hobbing types -- Impression types -- Automatic gear-cutting machines, 1875-1910 -- Precision-gear grinding, gear shaving, and gear measurement.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)609185
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WorldCat Identities Woodbury, Robert S.
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