By R. F. Tylecote
First released in 1976. moment version released 1992, reprinted in 2002 and 2011. during this publication Professor Tylecote provides a distinct creation to the historical past of metallurgy from the earliest occasions to the current. the advance of metallurgy abilities and methods of alternative civilisations, and the relationship among them, are conscientiously chartered. This quantity is worried with such vital themes because the upward thrust of metallurgy within the close to East and the economic Revolution in Western Europe
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Conf. Zhengzhou, China, 1986, London, 1988,344-378 85 I. SHIMADA, S. EPSTEIN and A. K. CRAIG: 'The metallurgical process in ancient N. , 38-45 86 J. MERKEL and I. , 12, 1988, 4-7 87 C. B. DONNAN: 'A pre-Columbian smelter from N. Peru', Archaeology, 1973, Oct. LOEB and S. R. MOREY: I. Amer. Chem. , 1910,32, 652 89 W. , 1936, 33, (5),118 90 E. R. CALEY :'Analysis of ancient metals' ,1964, Oxford, Pergamon 91 G. C. VAILLANT: 'The Aztecs of Mexico', 149,1950, London, Penguin 92 A. FISKE: I. Amer. Chem.
Crucible Furnaces For the purpose of melting scraps of metal in crucibles, a ring of stones, a pile of hot charcoal, and a clay tuyere connected to bellows is all that would have been required. Nothing would have remained of this arrangement except perhaps for the clay tuyere. It is possible to obtain sufficiently high temperatures for melting bronze (950°C) with a cylindrical furnace with a grate rather like a brazier. 6). Usually there would have been a side hole through which the crucible could be placed in the hottest part of the fire a short distance above the grate.