THE ORIGINS AND HISTORY OF LIFTING APPLIANCES

This is an historical article that attempts to discover the origins of winches and lifting appliances and to trace their development from ancient times to the mid-1800s, with the appearance of overhead travelers and the use of steam power. This is followed by a description of various ways of driving crane mechanisms, from manpower to electric motors.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Journal article
  • Authors:
    • Thelu, R
  • Publication Date: 1988

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  • Accession Number: 00655534
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM