Hydraulics

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Table of Hydraulics and Hydrostatics, from the 1728 Cyclopaedia.

Hydraulics is a topic of science and engineering subject dealing with the mechanical properties of liquids.

One of the founders of modern hydraulics was Benedetto Castelli, a student of Galileo Galilei.

Fluid mechanics provides the theoretical foundation for hydraulics, which focuses on the engineering uses of fluid properties.

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