Reference numberCLP/20/31/2
Alternative reference numberCLP/20/31 p2
TitleDrawing, Instrument for making the hand of an accurate clock by Robert Hooke
DescriptionDrawing of the instrument. This is an iteration of Hooke's universal joint and is made by connecting at specified angles several stiff steel wires which attach to a precise clock dial. The mechanical principle behind this device, Hooke states, could also be used for equations of time, resolving triangles, raising water, facilitating wheel-work and several other mechanical uses.

Subject: Engineering
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRBO/3/181
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
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