Glass Balance-Springs to Chronometers

Catalogue no: 1474
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Arnold and Dent
Total pages: 8 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 1833-4
Editor: Publisher: Nautical Magazine
Dimensions: 235mm x 150mm Condition: Fragile with torn and soiled pages
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Two long letters from Arnold and Dent on this subject, published in two issues of the Nautical Magazine, (Nos. XIV and XXIX).

Reasons for the introduction of the glass balance spring explained and details of experiments given.

Final page is a chart showing "Rate of Arnold and Dent's Chronometer, N. 616, with glass balance-spring", over the period 1st January to 31st May, 1834.

Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 5
Search terms: Chronometers
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