Prepared by Atilla Bir,
Preface and edited by Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu,
İstanbul, 1990 (in English with introduction in Arabic),
This publication highlights one of the outstanding Muslim contributions of the past in the field of mechanical sciences. It is an analysis of Kitab al-Hiyal from the point of view of modern systems and control engineering. Magic cups, automatic control mechanisms, oil lamps, fountains, and other devices described in the book will interest the layman as well.
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