Title: Earliest Locomotives in Italy and China from the Perspective of Technology Transfer
Jounal: Mechanisms and Machine Science
YEAR: 2022-08-01
Vol.: 122
Page: 25-33
Abstract: Historical conditions and features of earliest stage of introducing loco?motive technology in Italy and China in 19th Century are outlined and compared. The paper presents how a technological innovation realized its global transfer in the 19th century and the differences between the developments in the two countries in terms of technology transfer.