Author: R Balasubramaniam
Publisher: Foundation Books
ISBN/UPC (if available): 817596278X
Story of the Delhi Iron Pillar traces the history of the pillar located in the Qutub Complex and describes its structure in detail. It unravels the mystery behind the resistance of the pillar to corrosion for more than sixteen centuries. It also discusses the amazing process by which the pillar was manufactured using the technical know-how available at the time.
Written in simple language and a lucid style, it carries numerous photographs and elaborate figures to enhance the discussion.
LIST OF PLATES
2. History of the Iron Pillar
3. Structural Features of the Pillar
4. Manufacturing Methodology
5. The Pillar’s Resistance to Corrosion