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Science and civilisation in China, Vol. 4 | Pt. 3, $p Civil engineering and nautics, Physics and physical technology, by Joseph Needham ; with the collaboration of Wang Ling and Lu Gwei-Djen

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Science and civilisation in China, Vol. 4 | Pt. 3, $p Civil engineering and nautics, Physics and physical technology
Title
Science and civilisation in China
Title number
  • Vol. 4
  • Pt. 3, $p Civil engineering and nautics
Title part
Physics and physical technology
Statement of responsibility
by Joseph Needham ; with the collaboration of Wang Ling and Lu Gwei-Djen
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  • Physics and physical technology
  • Civil engineering and nautics
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Language
eng
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TA638.5 .C5 1971
Literary form
non fiction
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Science and civilisation in China, Vol. 4 | Pt. 3, $p Civil engineering and nautics, Physics and physical technology, by Joseph Needham ; with the collaboration of Wang Ling and Lu Gwei-Djen
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Science and civilisation in China, Vol. 4 | Pt. 3, $p Civil engineering and nautics, Physics and physical technology, by Joseph Needham ; with the collaboration of Wang Ling and Lu Gwei-Djen
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 700-830) and index
Contents
Civil engineering -- Roads -- Building technology -- Bridges -- Hydraulic engineering -- Literature on civil engineering and water conservancy -- Techniques of hydraulic engineering -- Nautical technology -- Comparative morphology and evolution of sailing craft -- Constructional features of the junk and sampan -- Natural history of Chinese ships -- Chinese ship in philology and archaeology -- From antiquity to the Thang -- From the Thang to the Yuan -- from the Yuan to the Chhing -- Control Navigation -- Three ages of pilotry -- Propulsion -- Sails -- Oars -- Control Steering -- From steering-oar to stern-post rudder in the West -- China and the axial rudder -- Balanced and fenestrated rudders -- Techniques of peace and war afloat
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lvii, 931 pages, [166] pages of plates
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9780521070607
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illustrations, 3 folded maps

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