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By Stuart Bennett

ISBN-10: 0863410472

ISBN-13: 9780863410475

Dr. Bennett strains the growing to be understanding of the significance and the importance of the idea that of suggestions in engineering and treats intimately the technical advancements that contributed to this information. There follows an account of the advance of steam and hydraulic servomechanisms and their software to the keep an eye on of ships and airplane.

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Soc, 1876, 24, p. 269) MAYR: Notes & Records, pp. 205-228 SIEMENS, C. : op. , 1853, pp. 75-87, pi. : 'On uniform rotation', Trans. Roy. Soc, 1866, 156, pp. 657-660, pi. 29-30; see also FULLER: Control theory -II, pp. 15-16 FULLER: Control theory - I, p. : Feedback mechanisms in the historical collections of the national Museum of History and Technology, (Smithsonian Institute Press, Washington, 1971), p. 16; pp. : Taper on the simple construction of a steam engine governor having a close approximation to perfect action', Proc.

86 It was Porter's governor, however, which became widely used, for, as well as inventive ability, Porter also possessed commercial acumen. The shape of the weight used to load the governor is, of course, immaterial, but Porter chose to fashion it into a shape which appealed to the taste of the period. He exhibited the governor at exhibitions in London in 1862 and in Paris in 1867, visiting both exhibitions in person, and he co-operated with J . F . Allen to produce an automatic cut-off regulating gear, referred to later.

On a new steam-engine governor*, Philos. , 1823, 62, pp. : British Patent 8623,1840. * The regulation of prime movers 47 24 BENNETT: op. , p. 125. Field, in the discussion on J. Woods's paper, 'Exhibition and description of the chronometric governor invented by E. W. and C. W. Siemens', Minutes & Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, 1846, 5, pp. 255-265 attributes the hydraulic pump governors to Watt, and COMBES, C : 'Rapport sur regulateur a insufflation presente par M. L. Molinie', Bulletin de la Society d'Encouragement pour VIndustrie Nationale, 1841, 40, pp.

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