1800 - 1875

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Robert Willis

Science Technology and Architecture in the 19th Century

latest update: August 2016

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  • An attempt to Analyse the Automaton Chess Player

    London: Booth 

    1821

  • On the pressure produced on a flat plate

     

    1830

  • On the Vowel Sounds, and on Reed Organ-Pipes

     

    1830

  • Über Vocaltöne und Zungenpfeifen

     

    1832

  • On the mechanism of the larynx

    Transactions of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 4: pp. 323‑52 

    1833

  • Remarks on the Architecture of the Middle Ages, Especially of Italy

     

    1835

  • On the Teeth of Wheels

     

    1838

  • Syllabus of a Course of Experimental Lectures on the Principles of Mechanism

     

    1839

  • Principles of Mechanism

    Designed for the use of students in the universities, and for engineering students generally 

    1841

  • The construction of the vaults of the Middle Ages

     

    1842

  • Description of the Cymagraph for Copying Mouldings

    Civil Engineers and Architects' Journal 5: pp. 219-29, Lám. 9. 

    1842

  • On the characteristic interpenetrations of the flamboyant style

     

    1842

  • Report of a Survey on the dilapidated portions of Hereford Cathedral in the year 1841

     

    1842

  • Ueber die Construction der Gewölbe mi Mittelalter

     

    1842

  • A description of the Sextry barn at Ely, lately demolished

     

    1843

  • Sur le construction des voûtes au Moyen-Age

    trad. C. Daly 

    1843

  • Architectural nomenclatureof the Middle Ages

     

    1844

  • History of the Great Seals of England, especially those of Edward III

     

    1845

  • The architectural history of Canterbury Cathedral

     

    1845

  • On a new form of tool-holder, with detached blades for turning or planing metal

     

    1846

  • Principles of Tools for Turning and Planning Metals

     

    1846

  • The architectural history of Winchester Cathedral

     

    1846

  • Description of the ancient plan of the Monastery ef St. Gall, in the nineth century

     

    1848

  • The architectural history of York Cathedral

     

    1848

  • An essay on the effects produced by causing weights to travel over elastic bars

     

    1849

  • The Architectural History of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem

     

    1849

  • A glossary of Terms Used in Architecture

    Vol I – Text 

    1850

  • A glossary of Terms Used in Architecture

    Vol II – Plates 

    1850

  • A system of apparatus for the use of lecturers and experimenters in Mechanical Philosophy

     

    1851

  • Class VI Report on Manufacturing Machines and Tools

     

    1852

  • On machines and tools for working in metal, wood and other materials

     

    1852

  • Facsimile of the sketch-book of Wilars de Honecort, an architect of the thirteenth century

     

    1859

  • A Westminster fabric roll of 1253

     

    1860

  • On foundations of early buildings, recently discovered in Lichfield Cathedral

     

    1861

  • The architectural history of Chichester Cathedral with an introduction

     

    1861

  • Address ( British Association for the Advancement of Science)

     

    1862

  • The architectural history of Worcester Cathedral

     

    1863

  • The crypt and chapter house of Worcester Cathedral

     

    1863

  • The architectural history of Sherborne minster

     

    1865

  • The architectural history of Glastonbury Abbey

     

    1866

  • Principles of mechanism

    2nd edition 

    1870

  • Memoir of the Rev. Robert Willis

     

    1875

  • Notes on Norwich Cathedral

    from Memoranda by the late Professor Willis 

    1875

  • The Architectural History of the University of Cambrigde and the Colleges of Cambridge

    Vol I 

    1886

  • The Architectural History of the University of Cambrigde and the Colleges of Cambridge

    Vol II 

    1886

  • The Architectural History of the University of Cambrigde and the Colleges of Cambridge

    Vol III 

    1886

  • The Architectural History of the University of Cambrigde and the Colleges of Cambridge

    Vol IV – plates 

    1886

  • The construction of the vaults of the Middle Ages

     

    1910

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