Kaogongji

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Kaogong ji (考工记) or The Records of Examination of Craftsman, sometimes translated as Book of Diverse Crafts, is a classic work on science and technology in Ancient China, compiled towards the end of the Spring and Autumn Period.

The study of Kaogongji, Kaogongji jie, was published ca 1235 by Lin Xiyi 林希逸. It was followed by Dai Zhen (Kaogongji tu, 1746) and Cheng Yaotian 程瑶田 (Kaogongji chuangwu xiaoji, ca 1805).

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