Skip to main content.

The Romance of Modern Mechanism

Gelesen von LibriVox Volunteers

(4,5 Sterne; 3 Bewertungen)

In 1910, when this book was published, the advancement of modern mechanism was still moving at a rapid pace. It must have seemed like very day, new inventions were made to make life easier. Most of these are still very much in use today, such as the lawn-mower, automatic milking machines in the dairy industry, fire engines, and escalators. Learn about how these worked in this volume. - Summary by Carolin (11 hr 34 min)

Chapters

Introduction

10:50

Read by Kristine Bekere

Chapter I - Delicate Instruments

48:24

Read by Nichalia Schwartz

Chapter II - Calculating Machines

37:50

Read by Steve C

Chapter III - Workshop Machinery, part 1

24:40

Read by ke126

Chapter III - Workshop Machinery, part 2

32:27

Read by ke126

Chapter IV - Portable Tools

12:57

Read by Steven Seitel

Chapter V - The Pedrail

29:16

Read by enz2103

Chapter VI - Internal Combustion Engines

39:53

Read by Tina Ding

Chapter VII - Motor-Cars

36:37

Read by Steven Seitel

Chapter VIII - The Motor Afloat , part 1

24:01

Read by Tina Ding

Chapter VIII - The Motor Afloat , part 2

29:43

Read by Tina Ding

Chapter IX - The Motor-Cycle

23:18

Read by Steve C

Chapter X - Fire Engines

12:50

Read by Tina Ding

Chapter XI - Fire Alarms and Automatic Fire Extinguishers

25:11

Read by Tina Ding

Chapter XII - The Machinery of a Ship, part 1

37:16

Read by Tina Ding

Chapter XII - The Machinery of a Ship, part 2

36:31

Read by Tina Ding

Chapter XIII - 'The Nurse of the Navy'

5:56

Read by BettyB

Chapter XIV - The Mechanism of Diving

16:49

Read by Jenny TB

Chapter XV - Apparatus for Raising Sunken Ships and Treasure

7:59

Read by Kristine Bekere

Chapter XVI - The Handling of Grain

10:37

Read by Robin Lamb

Chapter XVII - Mechanical Transporters and Conveyors

34:13

Read by Tina Ding

Chapter XVIII - Automatic Weighers

5:29

Read by TriciaG

Chapter XIX - Transporter Bridges

11:34

Read by BettyB

Chapter XX - Boat and Ship Raising Lifts

23:34

Read by TriciaG

Chapter XXI - A Self-Moving Staircase

11:33

Read by BettyB

Chapter XXII - Pneumatic Mail Tubes

24:19

Read by Robin Lamb

Chapter XXIII - An Electric Postal System

6:27

Read by Availle

Chapter XXIV - Agricultural Machinery

23:46

Read by Andy Glover

Chapter XXV - Dairy Machinery

8:43

Read by Andy Glover

Chapter XXVI - Sculpturing Machines

19:00

Read by TriciaG

Chapter XXVII - An Automatic Rifle

22:26

Read by Andy Glover