Thomas Reid

On Isochronous Time-Keepers

Catalogue no: 1494
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Thomas Reid
Total pages: 3 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 1815
Editor: Publisher: Philosophical Magazine and Journal
Dimensions: 230mm x 145mm Condition: Reasonable
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Pages extracted from this journal and bound separately between card covers.

A published letter in response to a letter from a Mr Tillock in a previous edition of this magazine (May 1815). 

Concerns the secure fixing and proper suspensions of pendulums with mention of John Ellicott clocks and those of Mr. De Lue.  A foot note describes the means by which a clock is brought to time at this period.

 

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