Engineering a Roman Aqueduct
Lecture no. 13 from the course: Understanding Greek and Roman Technology
Taught by Professor Stephen Ressler | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Design an aqueduct for a hypothetical Roman town. First identify a water source. Then consider its elevation and distance to the town, the possible terrain profiles for a channel, and the appropriate type of aqueduct. Conclude by examining the complex system that supplied plentiful water to Rome.