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Identify huge Contributions and Inventions of Al Jazari ?

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Asked by truth exposed, 21 Oct '12 02:25 pm
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Al-Jazari was part of a tradition of craftsmen and was thus more of a practical engineer than an inventor,. who appears to have been "more interested in the craftsmanship necessary to construct the devices than in the technology which lay behind them" and his machines were usually "assembled by trial and error rather than by theoretical calculation.Some of his devices were inspired by earlier devices, such as one of his monumental water clocks, which was based on that of a Pseudo-Archimedes.[16] He also cites the influence of the Banu Musa brothers for his fountains, al-Asturlabi for the design of a candle clock, and Hibat Allah ibn al-Husayn (d. 1139) for musical automata. Al-Jazari goes on to describe the improvements he made to the work of his predecessors, and describes a number of devices, techniques and components that are original innovations which do not appear in the works by his precessors
Answered by LIPSIKA, 21 Oct '12 02:31 pm

 
  
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Muslim engineer Al-Jazari came up with an ingenious device for lifting huge buckets of water without lifting a finger? It was grandly called the crank-
connecting rod system. This was his most important contribution to engineering, and had a huge impact on the development of technology. This simple device started a revolution in engineering that has found it highest form of expression in the bicycle.
In his fourth water raising machine, Al-Jazari produced the first demonstration of useful work by the crank. The machine uses a slider crank mechanism to provide the repetitive motion of the flume ladle. The crank is considered as one of the most important mechanical discoveries made, since it permits the transmission of rotary motion to linear motion. This is central to much of the machinery in the modern world, not least the internal combustion engine. His manuscript shows he also invented or refined the use of valves and pistons, devised some of the first mechanical clocks driven by w ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 21 Oct '12 02:46 pm

 
  
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Al-Jazari's 800 year old automatic Elephant clock using water technology. An example of the Muslim origins of modern automation and robotics.

Muslim Scholars brought many new inventions and also they improved or re-introduced old inventions like the Elephant clock which embraced many cultures as a scientific dedication of respect and understanding.

The seven meters high clock uses Greek water raising technology, an Indian elephant, an Egyptian phoenix, Arabian figures, Persian carpet, and Chinese dragons, to celebrate the diversity of the world.
Answered by ambuj kumar, 21 Oct '12 02:29 pm

 
  
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Little is known about al-Jazari, and most of that comes from the introduction to his Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices. He was named after the area in which he was born (the city of Jazirat ibn Umar). Like his father before him, he served as chief engineer at the Artuklu Palace, the residence of the Mardin branch of the Turkish Artuqid dynasty which ruled across eastern Anatolia as vassals of the Zangid rulers of Mosul and later Ayyubid general Saladin. He was born in the city of Tor, now located in the district of Cizre in south-Eastern Turkey.

al-Jazari was part of a tradition of craftsmen and was thus more of a practical engineer than an inventor who appears to have been "more interested in the craftsmanship necessary to construct the devices than in the technology which lay behind them" and his machines were usually "assembled by trial and error rather than by theoretical calculation." His Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices appears to have been qui ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 21 Oct '12 07:19 pm

 
  
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Invented about 50 mechanical devices is also known as father of modern Engineering for discovery of crank shaft and also is father o f robotics
Answered by harish chandra, 21 Oct '12 02:30 pm

 
  
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Now a great news channel of the Islamic countries of the world!
Answered by T A RAMESH, 22 Oct '12 01:13 am

 
  
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