The trouble with pendulums

McEvoy, Rory (2020) The trouble with pendulums. In: Harrison Decoded. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198816812

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Abstract

Much of the collaborative study of John Harrison’s unique pendulum clock system that informs many of the papers in this volume has consisted of decoding the pertinent information contained within a curious publication written by Harrison in 1775. The full title of this work is: A Description concerning such Mechanism as will afford a nice, or true Mensuration of time; together with some Account of the Attempts for the Discovery of the Longitude by the Moon: as also an Account of the Discovery of the Scale of Music (Harrison, 1775).

Item Type: Book Section
Date: 28 April 2020
Subjects: W200 Design studies
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Design and Media > Birmingham Institute of Jewellery, Fashion & Textiles > Birmingham School of Jewellery
Depositing User: Rory McEvoy
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2021 09:53
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2021 09:53
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/12040

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