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By Mark Elling Rosheim

This e-book reinterprets Leonardo da Vinci's mechanical layout paintings, revealing a brand new point of class now not well-known via artwork historians or engineers. The ebook reinterprets Leonardo's legacy of notes, displaying that it seems that unconnected fragments from dispersed manuscripts really 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 was once the platform for different automata. via a readable, full of life narrative, the writer explains how he reconstructed da Vinci's designs.

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Thirteen Borelli’s desk V, fig. eleven . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Borelli reference letters on desk III, fig. 2, H, C, and A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Codex Urbinas, f. one hundred twenty v . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Madrid MS I, f. 36 r . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixteen Borelli’s desk I, fig. 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Borelli’s desk I, fig. three . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 CA, f. 349 r-b [966 r]. reports of forces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Borelli’s desk V, fig. 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Madrid MS I, f. ninety v. Leg research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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 concepts for metal strips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Madrid MS I, f. 1 v . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Madrid MS I, f. 24 r . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Leonardo’s family members coat of hands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eastern 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 new release 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.

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