|Engineering and Technology
Describes Arabic original inventions and improvements in chemical processes and mechanical engineering
Written by the author of the original guide book, and including many details and fascinating facts and discoveries omitted from the guide book.
An exploration of the technology Twain refers to in his novel, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. site was constructed as part of a Summer Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.
All about the history, status, and future of communications technology.
Possibly the last working steam engine in the world. Is used to power the brewery in a town in the UK. Page gives short history, specifications and tasks accomplished by this antique machinery.
Discusses early people and items used to make early audio and video devices from the first record players to digital television. Includes additional resource links.
Covers the history of modern day adding devices from 1885 with the "Marconi Box" with rubber bands and wires to electrical motor driven machines of the 1940's. Discusses styles of computing throughout this period.
A timeline that shows the inventions created by the company over the years like the light bulb and household appliances. Included are information about the founder, George Westinghouse, and world events during those periods. Requires Quicktime plugin.
Features snapshot images from a late 19th century book of terms for mechanical devices. Illustrates the state of technology during that era. Includes photos and searchable index. Most links are in DjVu format.
Database of pages about the history of science, technology, sociology, computers and medicine.