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short history of the electric clocks

Bain, Alexander

short history of the electric clocks

with explanations of their principles and mechanism, andinstructions for their management and regulation.

by Bain, Alexander

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Published by Chapman in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21425743M

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The history of clocks is very long, and there have been many different types of clocks over the centuries. Not all historians agree on the history of the clock. The word clock was first used in the 14th century (about years ago). It comes from the word for bell in Latin (“clocca”). The history of watches began in 16th century Europe, where watches evolved from portable spring-driven clocks, which first appeared in the 15th century. The watch which developed from the 16th century to the mid 20th century was a mechanical device, powered by winding a mainspring which turned gears and then moved the hands, and kept time with a rotating .

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Eric Bruton traces the path of this development from the simple shepherd's dial made of clay, through the rush of horological activity that followed the invention of the pendulum in the mid-seventeenth century, to the perfection escapement developments that form the basic principles of the complex electronic circuitry of our clocks and watches by: 2.

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