Inventions and Designs

al-Jazari

Father of Robotics

Inventions and Designs

Mechanisms and methods:

Camshaft

• Design and construction methods

•Escapement mechanism in a rotating wheel

Mechanical controls

• Segmental gear

 

Water-raising machines:

• Saqiya chain pumps

Double-action suction pump with valves and reciprocating piston motion

Water supply system

 

Automata:

• Drink-serving waitress

• Hand-washing automaton with flush mechanism

• Peacock fountain with automated servants

Musical robot band

• Segmental gear

 

Paintings

 

Clocks:

• Candle clocks

• Elephant clock

• Castle clock

• Weight-driven water clocks

 

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A reproduction of the Elephant Clock in Dubai