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Author
Gibson, J. W.; Pierce, M. C.
Title
Remnants of Early Hydraulic Power Systems
In
Australian Journal of Multi-disciplinary Engineering
Description of Work
Paper presented at the Australasian Engineering Heritage Conference (3rd: 2009 : Dunedin)
Imprint
vol. 8, no. 1, Engineers Australia, Barton, Australian Capital Territory, 2010, pp. 33-45
ISBN/ISSN
1448-8388
Url
https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=573300241286318;res=IELENG
Abstract

This paper briefly outlines the development of water hydraulic power systems and devices during the 19th century, and then describes a range of extant system elements from Australia and New Zealand. The significance of this early motive power technology is underlined by the many end-use applications that evolved, and further work in identifying, recording and, where practicable, conserving extant remnants is advocated.