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"The Design of the Homemade Overshot Waterwheel, Progress Report, No. 1" by G. Wallace Giles, 1913-1938

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Title:
"The Design of the Homemade Overshot Waterwheel, Progress Report, No. 1" by G. Wallace Giles, 1913-1938
Topics:
Agriculture
Subjects:
Agriculture -- Research
Farms
Hydraulic machinery
Water-wheels
Item identifier:
ua100_014-002-lb0007-010-000
Artist:
Giles, G. W. (George Wallace), 1910-2003 more info on Giles, G. W. (George Wallace), 1910-2003 
Coverage Date:
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Description:
This folder contains the paper "The Design of the Homemade Overshot Waterwheel, Progress Report No. 1" by G. Wallace Giles, detailing the development for the most efficient design for an overshot wheel (powered by water falling into the paddles) to be constructed and used on farms for hydraulic power. The report contains blueprints, mathematical formulas, and photographs to support its findings. Also included in the folder is the Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin, No. 529 (Engineering Series) titled "Theory and Test of an Overshot Water Wheel," as well as a correspondence from G. Wallace Giles on the report.
Genre:
Bulletins
Correspondence
Diagrams
Pages
Photographs
Reports
Technical drawings
Digital Project:
Cultivating a Revolution

Source information

Repository:
Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Collection:
North Carolina State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering Records, 1928-2008 (UA100.014) held by Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
For questions regarding copyright or permissions, please refer to our Reproduction, Use, Citation, and Copyright page (http://d.lib.ncsu.edu/collections/about).
Funding:
Digitization of this resource was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

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  3. Seed planter-fertilizer distributor machinery records, 1942-1943
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  4. The Design of the Malta Band Row fertilizer distributor, circa 1946
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  5. Wheel rake development, 1944-1956
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  6. Finger-wheel rake development, 1946-1948
    Series 2, Legalbox 7, Folder 8
  7. Design Data on Hay Rakes: A Preliminary Report by Charles A. Routh, and other records on hay rakes
    Series 2, Legalbox 7, Folder 9
  8. "The Design of the Homemade Overshot Waterwheel, Progress Report, No. 1" by G. Wallace Giles, 1913-1938, Series 2, Legalbox 7, Folder 10 (Current Folder)
  9. "An Invitation to Manufacture the Vine-Row," and related records
    Series 2, Legalbox 7, Folder 11