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Al-Jazari contribution on the development of water supply systems

Kamaruddin, Shafie and Shuriye, Abdi Omar (2011) Al-Jazari contribution on the development of water supply systems. In: Contributions of Early Muslim scientists to Engineering Sciences and Related Studies. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 139-142. ISBN 978-967-418-157-4

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The objective of this study is to highlight AI-Jazari contribution in the development of water supply system. The significance of the study is that it places emphais on AI-Jazari and his inventions which laid the foundation for the machinery of irrigation and machine design. The methodology adopted in this research is library based and data is collected from reliable resources. The main focus of the chapter is to understand AI-Jazari's contribution in water raising machines which some of it can still be seen in several contemporary machines. The chapter explores the fifth chapter of his book which presents five different, useful inventions mainly to raise water for irrigation and domestic purpose

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 1743/21158
Uncontrolled Keywords: Al-Jazari, Water Supply Systems
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Abdi Omar Shuriye
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2012 11:57
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2012 11:57
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/25362

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