John Ellicott

An Account of the Influence which Two Pendulum Clocks Were observed to have upon each other

Catalogue no: 1514
Dewey No: 681.1124 ELL Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): John Ellicott
Total pages: 10 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 1739
Editor: Publisher: Royal Society
Dimensions: 210mm x 270mm Condition: Reasonable
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An account of an experiment with two pendulum controlled regulator timepieces by this eminent horologist.

Describes the two timepieces made to the highest standard (pendulum bobs 23 lbs, driving weights 3lbs), set up at right angles to each other, with pendulum bobs being two feet apart when at rest.  Behavior, rates, and stopping patterns of the clocks described.

Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 5
Search terms: Pendulums, Precision Timekeeping
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