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Ironwork of Teixois-Taramundi (Asturias) Spain

Fernandez, J. and Blanco, E. and Parrondo, J. and Stickland, M.T. and Scanlon, T.J. (2001) Ironwork of Teixois-Taramundi (Asturias) Spain. In: International Symposium on History of Machines and Mechanisms, HMM 2000, 2000-05-11 - 2000-05-13.

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Abstract

This paper describes an old ironwork placed in a Spanish village. All parts of it are studied, specially the Air supply and the Hydraulic wheel. The minimum area in the water trump for a correct air flow is calculated. On the other hand, also the power supply by the hydraulic wheel, in normal conditions, to move the hammer with a required frequency is calculated.