About the Author
A. Rupert Hall (1920-2009) was Professor of the History of Science and Technology at Imperial College, London and a former director of the Wellcome Trust. He wrote widely on the history of science and edited and translated numerous unpublished works by scientists including Isaac Newton.
Norman A. F. Smith (1938-2009) was Reader in the History of Science and Technology at Imperial College, London. He is the author of several works including Man and Water: A History of Hydro-Technology and A History of Dams.
Table of Contents
Moving Ahead with the Fifteenth Century: New Ideas in Bridge Construction at Orleans, Marjorie Nice Boyer
Hand-Cranking in Egyptian Antiquity, André Wegener Sleeswyk
The Invention of Computed Tomography, Charles Süsskind
Early Locomotive Building near Manchester, Richard L. Hills
The Artefact as Historical Document. Part 1: The Fine Platinum Wires of W. H. Wollaston, L. L. Coatsworth, B. I. Kronberg and M. C. Usselman
What about the Fulling-Mill? A. Rupert Hall and N. C. Russell
Technik: Or Mumford Reconsidered, Michael Fores
Contents of former volumes