AHS  Vol.2 No.4 , December 2013
Considerations on Mechanism Designs as Suitable for Cultural Heritage Evaluation
Author(s) Marco Ceccarelli*
ABSTRACT
Technological developments can be considered part of Cultural Heritage that deserves to be preserved for historical records and memories to a large public. Such a preservation can be also useful from technical viewpoints both to track past evolutions and to understand future trends. In this paper both designs and approaches for mechanism design are illustrated as worthy of being considered elements of Cultural Heritage with both above mentioned values mainly but not only for engineers. Examples of mechanism inventions and design algorithms both for whole machines and mechanism components are reported to show how technical achievements are and can be considered for Cultural Heritage in a broad sense and application, not only for technical use.

Cite this paper
Ceccarelli, M. (2013). Considerations on Mechanism Designs as Suitable for Cultural Heritage Evaluation. Advances in Historical Studies, 2, 175-184. doi: 10.4236/ahs.2013.24022.
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