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Creating a 3D Model with Motion Analysis of Taqi al-Din’s Six-Cylinder Pump
Among the original machines described in the corpus of Islamic technology, the six-cylinder "monobloc" piston pump designed by Taqi al-Din Ibn Ma'ruf in the late 16th century holds a special place....
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The Six-Cylinder Water Pump of Taqi al-Din: Its Mathematics, Operation and Virtual Design
The main objective of this study is to investigate into the six-cylinder water raising pump described around...
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Muslim Heritage in Mechanics and Technology: Outline of a Program for Future Research
The following text is the revised and expanded version of a lecture presented at The Royal Society in London...
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Figure 1: The three basic styles of a fountain.
The Self Changing Fountain of Banu Musa bin Shakir
Amongst the mechanical devices described by the Banu Musa Brothers in their book of mechanics Kitab al-hiyal...
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Al-Jazari: 800 Years After
Some 800 years in the past, in 1206, a brilliant Muslim scholar died : Badi' al-Zaman Abu al-‘Izz ibn Ismail...
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