Modern treatise on geography

The Italian architect and mathematician Leon Battista Alberti wrote the modern treatise on geography circa 1440. Continue reading

Marcus Vitruvius Pollio

Marcus Vitruvius Pollio (born c. 80–70 BC, died after c. 15 BC), commonly known as Vitruvius or Vitruvi or Vitruvio, was a Roman author, architect, civil engineer and military engineer during the 1st century BC, Continue reading

Freight Elevators of a Different Kind

When you hear the words “Freight Elevators”, you may invasion the larger than normal elevators moving skids of product from one floor to the next, come to mind. Continue reading

The Undershot Device Designed to Transmit Power Through Gearing

During circa 27 CE, a Roman Architect and Military Engineer by the name of Marcus Vilruvius Pollio, describes the Undershot Device. Continue reading