Mechanical Clock

Some articles on mechanical clock, clocks:

Escapements - Accuracy
... The accuracy of a mechanical clock is dependent on the accuracy of the timing device ... are used in expensive pendulum-based clocks to minimize this distortion ... varies highly-accurate pendulum-based clocks have very small arcs in order to minimize the circular error ...

Famous quotes containing the words clock and/or mechanical:

    They’ll take suggestion as a cat laps milk;
    They’ll tell the clock to any business that
    We say befits the hour.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Industry has operated against the artisan in favor of the idler, and also in favor of capital and against labor. Any mechanical invention whatsoever has been more harmful to humanity than a century of war.
    Rémy De Gourmont (1858–1915)