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By Mark Elling Rosheim

This booklet reinterprets Leonardo da Vinci's mechanical layout paintings, revealing a brand new point of class no longer famous via paintings historians or engineers. The ebook reinterprets Leonardo's legacy of notes, exhibiting that it sounds as if unconnected fragments from dispersed manuscripts truly include cohesive designs for functioning automata. utilizing the tough sketches scattered all through just about all of Leonardo's notebooks, the writer has reconstructed Leonardo's programmable cart, which used to be the platform for different automata. via a readable, vigorous narrative, the writer explains how he reconstructed da Vinci's designs.

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18 Borelli’s desk V, fig. 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Madrid MS I, f. ninety v. Leg examine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Borelli’s desk V, fig. 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Borelli’s desk XII, fig. four . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Leonardo’s MS L, f. 28 v . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 CA, f. 164 r-a [444 r] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Fig. 2. 1. Fig. 2. 2. Fig. 2. three. Fig. 2. four. Fig. 2. five. Fig. 2. 6. Fig. 2. 7. Fig. 2. eight. Fig. 2. nine. Fig. 2. 10. Fig. 2. eleven. Fig. 2. 12. Fig. 2. thirteen. Fig. 2. 14. Fig. 2. 15. Fig. 2. sixteen. Fig. 2. 17. Fig. 2. 18. Fig. 2. 19. Leonardo’s Lion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CA, f. 296 v-a [812 r] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . conventional reconstruction of Leonardo automaton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Madrid MS I, f. four r . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Madrid MS I, f. sixteen r . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Madrid MS I, f. forty five r . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Madrid MS I, f. eighty five r. Spring morphologies to be used as an influence resource . . . . . . . MS G, f. 70 v. production thoughts for metal strips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Madrid MS I, f. 1 v . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Madrid MS I, f. 24 r . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Leonardo’s kinfolk coat of hands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . jap tea provider . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Uffizi, GDS, no. 4085 A r. Technological drawings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Plan view of CA, f. 296 v-a [812 r] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CA, f. 296 v-a [812 r]. First iteration automaton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Reconstruction of first new release automaton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CA, f. 296 v-a [812 r]. Escapement mechanism element . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Escapement reconstruction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CA, f. 320 v-a [878 v]. stress adjusting screws . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fig. 1. 2. 22 23 24 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 39 forty forty forty two XVI checklist of Figures Fig. 2. 20. Fig. 2. 21. Fig. 2. 22. Fig. 2. 23. Fig. 2. 24. Fig. 2. 25. Fig. 2. 26. Fig. 2. 27. Fig. 2. 28. Fig. 2. 29. Fig. 2. 30. Fig. 2. 31. Fig. 2. 32. Fig. 2. 33. Fig. 2. 34. Fig. 2. 35. Fig. 2. 36. Fig. 2. 37. Fig. 2. 38. Fig. 2. 39. Fig. 2. forty. Fig. 2. forty-one. Fig. 2. forty two. Fig. 2. forty three. Fig. 2. forty four. Fig. 2. forty five. Fig. 2. forty six. Fig. 2. forty seven. Fig. 2. 48a. Fig. 2. 48b. Fig. 2. forty nine. Fig. 2. 50. Fig. 2. fifty one. Fig. 2. fifty two. Fig. 2. fifty three. Fig. 2. fifty four. Fig. 2. fifty five. CA, f. 296 v-a [812 r]. Rack-and-pinion keep watch over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CA, f. 296 v-a [812 r]. Rack-and-pinion with crank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CA, f. 296 v-a [812 r]. Spool with cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Reconstruction of spool and cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CA, f. 320 r-a [878 r].

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