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Feedback Control in Hellenistic Technology
Float Valve Regulators in the Tradition of Ancient Water
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18th century actual adjustable al-Jazari ancient angle of attack apparatus Arabic Archimedes arrangement automatic Banu Musa block diagram boiler Bonnemain's Boulton & Watt centrifugal governor centrifugal pendulum closed loop command signal constant controlled variable Cornelis Drebbel damper described desired Drachmann equilibrium fan-tail feedback control systems feedback devices feedback loop Figure float regulator float valve Float Valve Regulators flow rate Hauser heat Heron Heron's Pneumatica Ibid incubator invention inventor James Watt Kitab al-Hiyal known Ktesibios Kuffler level regulator lever lift-tenter London machines manuscript mill mill-hopper millstones millwrights minute-hand arm Monconys motion Paris Philon Philon's oil lamp pipe piston plug Polzunov pressure regulator principle Pseudo-Archimedes Reaumur regulateur regulating vessel rise rotating sail area speed regulator steam engine syphon tank temperature feeler temperature regulator thermostatic furnace tion torque translation tube Uber Vitruvius water clocks water level Watt's weight wheel Wiedemann wind windmill sails