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The science of clocks and watches

Arthur Lionel Rawlings

The science of clocks and watches

by Arthur Lionel Rawlings

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Published by British Horological Institute in Upton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Based on the second ed. originally published, London: Pitman, 1948.

Statementby A.L. Rawlings ; edited by Timothy and Amyra Treffry.
ContributionsTreffry, Timothey., Treffry, Amyra.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18238906M
ISBN 100950962139
OCLC/WorldCa37750005

  Provides excellent detail with pictures to support the writing rather than a picture book that adds captions. Book begins with the science of time and ancient time keeping devices before moving into the history of mechanical clocks and mechanical watches (pocket watches)/5(17). Horology ("the study of time", related to Latin horologium from Greek ὡρολόγιον, "instrument for telling the hour", from ὥρα hṓra "hour; time" and -o- interfix and suffix -logy) is the study of the measurement of time. Clocks, watches, clockwork, sundials, hourglasses, clepsydras, timers, time recorders, marine chronometers, and atomic clocks are all examples of instruments.

Official Website of The National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors - Dedicated to the Advancement of the Art & Science of Timekeeping in the Service of all Horologists, everywhere. Horology is the science of measuring time and the art of making timepieces. In this website you will find many useful references to antiques and collecting, watch and clock repair, the development of timekeeping and calendars through the ages, watch and clockmakers, organizations, museums, and .

The History of Clocks & Watches. Eric Bruton. Chartwell Books, This book is a lucid and authoritative catalog of man's obsession with time and timepieces. Hundreds of full-color and black-and-white illustrations compliment intricate line drawings that illuminate the inner workings of these devices.5/5(1). The public spaces and buildings of the United States are home to many thousands of timepieces—bells, time balls, and clock faces—that tower over urban streets, peek out from lobbies, and gleam in store windows. And in the streets and squares beneath them, men, women, and children wear wristwatches of all kinds. Americans have decorated their homes with clocks and included them in their.


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Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. 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 today/5.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rawlings, Arthur Lionel. Science of clocks and watches. New York, Pitman Pub. Corp. [] (OCoLC) 12 WATCH AND CLOCK REPAIRS The application of special tools will be dealt with in the appropriate chapters, but a few hints on the use and maintenance of the more common ones may prove helpful at this stage.

Files. The two most useful types of file for watch and clock repairing are pillar files and rat-tail files (Fig. Useful sizes areFile Size: 1MB. The measurement of time was one of man's earliest obsessions, and the desire for ever greater precision in time-keeping has inspired generations in the fields of mathematics and science.

Equally, each advance has produced accompanying works of great craftsmanship that have turned objects of sober function into things of outstanding beauty. Eric Bruton traces the path of this development from 5/5(1). The mode of operation of the component mechanisms of clocks and watches is reviewed, and the errors in timekeeping which they introduce discussed together with the steps which are taken to rectify them.

A review of mechanical clocks includes a consideration of the pendulum and circular, temperature, barometric and escapement by: 2. OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages illustrations, diagrams 24 cm: Contents: Time and its measurement --Oscillatory motion --The pendulum --Dissipation of energy by a swinging pendulum --Escapements and other impulse devices --Electric pendulum clocks --Escapement errors --Balance-wheel clocks and watches --Isochronism of balance-wheel movements --The marine chronometer.

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