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Who was the first engineer to invent the crankshaft and connecting rod system, which is considered the single most important invention after the wheel?

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Asked by azam khan, 25 Dec '11 10:45 pm
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Al-Jazari_portrait Abu Iz ibn Razaz al-Jazari was born at Jazira a small town in northern Iraq in the year 1136 CE. His father was the chief engineer at Artukly palace, the residence of the Turkish dynasty ruler. He received his education at Diyar-Bakir, Turky, where the palace was located. Al-Jazari excelled in education and made several new inventions, and after the retirement of his father he became chief engineer of the palace. He lived all his life at Diyar-Bakir, Turky and died in the year 1206 CE.

Al-Jazari was a rare genius who mastered the science of mechanical engineering at an early age. He was also a scholar, artist, inventor, astronomer and craftsman. He is considered one of the fathers of modern day mechanical engineering because of his fundamental inventions in this field. He is also hailed as the father of robotics because he was first to design an early programmable humanoid robot.

Al-Jazari was an accomplished writer and artist. His treatise The Book of Knowl ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 25 Dec '11 10:53 pm

 
  
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Al jazari portrait abu lz razaz al jazari
Answered by vijay, 25 Dec '11 10:57 pm

 
  
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Answered by truth exposed, 25 Dec '11 11:52 pm

 
  
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