Internals of Quartz Clock Mechanisms

In this video I get a regular Quartz Wall Clock and open it up in order to better understand how it works. I go through every part of the mechanism and attempt to ...

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    02/18/17 ,via Spaceflight Now

    “Clock has stopped.” The countdown clock halted at T-minus 13 seconds, and the pause automatically led to the launch being scrubbed for the day. The rocket only had a one-second opportunity to take off Saturday and deliver supplies to the International 

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    01/23/17 ,via The Bolton News

    A STANDALONE tower nearly 400 years old will eventually have a working clock again after permission was granted to fix it.

  • Updated: Councilman Oh to Mayor Kenney: Stop enforcing 'unfair' 11 o'clock law

    02/16/17 ,via Philly.com (blog)

    In a letter this week, Republican City Councilman David Oh called on Mayor Kenney "to halt the enforecement" of what merchants call the 11 o'clock ordinance — Section 9-627 — "until a proper mechanism is in place" to enforce the law in a "fair and 

  • When do the clocks change in 2017? Clocks will go forward next month

    02/03/17 ,via Metro

    21.50 (BST): The clock hands are advanced to 12 midnight by releasing the double three-legged gravity escapement. The escapement regulates the clock's accuracy. Releasing the escapement allows the weight which drives the clock mechanism via the 

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Books

  • An Untuned Clock Mechanism of Special Design, Part I; an Experimental Study of the Motion of an Untuned Clock

    2017. 23 pages.

    An untuned clock mechanism with specially designed verge faces is described. This mechanism operates in a symmetric cycle in reference to leading and trailing faces of the verge. A study of this verge design indicates a probable minimizing of the effects of geometrical variations of the leading face, observed with normal verges. Part II of this report represents some experimental results on the motions of verge and starwheel in the equilibrium cycle. (Author).

  • A Study of the Dynamics of an Untuned Clock Mechanism

    2017. 65 pages.

    As a first approach to the study of untuned clock mechanisms, the physical behaviour of the verge-star wheel combination of the Lux clock mechanism was studied by means of a scaled-up model. Differential equations of motion for the motion were developed and solved. Curves showing typical motions were obtained. The dependence of equilibrium velocities (or equilibrium time delays) upon (1) applied torque, (2) star wheel moment of inertia, (3) verge moment of inertia, was studied.

  • Clock Repairing as a Hobby

    Skyhorse Publishing Inc.. 2017. ISBN: 160239153X,9781602391536. 115 pages.

    "Besides covering the theory behind clock movement and design ... [this book] also provides the sheet music for popular chimes. The in-depth information with explanations of clock repair terminology and details on the tools, materials, and supplies that are needed for success, will benefit even skilled enthusiasts."--Cover.

  • Specifications and Drawings of Patents Issued from the United States Patent Office for ...

    2017.
  • Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office

    2017.

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