Philosophical Magazine and Journal

On the Pendulum

Catalogue no: 1507
Dewey No: 531.53 Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): J.W.Lubbock
Total pages: 7 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 1830
Editor: Publisher: Philosophical Magazine and Journal
Dimensions: 290mm x 240mm Condition: Good
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Experiments to determine the length of a simple pendulum following on from the work of Captain Kater (see 1502).

Pendulum used was the same as used by Mr Baily (see 1496)

Paper bound within hard covers (red)

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On the Apsidal Motion of a Freely Suspended Pendulum

Catalogue no: 1503
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): The Rev. Joseph A. Galbraith and the Rev. Samuel Haughton
Total pages: 6 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 1851
Editor: Publisher: Philosophical Magazine and Journal
Dimensions: 215mm x 130mm Condition: Reasonable
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A brief scientific report on this subject stemming from experiments with Foucault pendulums.

The authors write from Trinity College, Dublin

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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.

 

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Search terms: Pendulums, Precision Timekeeping
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Mr G.F.Hutton on Chronometers. From The Philosophical Magazine and Journal

Catalogue no: 1130
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): G.F.Hutton
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: March, 1823
Editor: Publisher: Philosophical Magazine and Journal
Dimensions: 210mm x 120mm Condition: Good
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Full title of article is; "On Chronometers. With Remarks on the Trial just terminated at Greenwich, under the Direction of the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty". Submitted by G.F.Hutton, Walworth, 15th Feb. 1823. The article indicates the disappointment at the general failure to improve the chronometer and is an encouragement to the scientific and artisan communities to remedy this situation
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