• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
The Mechanics of Mechanical Watches and Clocks - History of Mechanism and Machine Science 21 (Paperback)
  • The Mechanics of Mechanical Watches and Clocks - History of Mechanism and Machine Science 21 (Paperback)

The Mechanics of Mechanical Watches and Clocks - History of Mechanism and Machine Science 21 (Paperback)

(author), (author)
Paperback 179 Pages / Published: 23/08/2016
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

"The Mechanics of Mechanical Watches and Clocks" presents historical views and mathematical models of mechanical watches and clocks. Although now over six hundred years old, mechanical watches and clocks are still popular luxury items that fascinate many people around the world. However few have examined the theory of how they work as presented in this book. The illustrations and computer animations are unique and have never been published before.
It will be of significant interest to researchers in mechanical engineering, watchmakers and clockmakers, as well as people who have an engineering background and are interested in mechanical watches and clocks. It will also inspire people in other fields of science and technology, such as mechanical engineering and electronics engineering, to advance their designs.
Professor Ruxu Du works at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, China. Assistant Professor Longhan Xie works at the South China University of Technology, China.

Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
ISBN: 9783662508923
Number of pages: 179
Weight: 302 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 10 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 201


From the reviews:

"An interesting and well-illustrated introduction into the history and current understanding of the mechanics of watches and clocks ... . Many of the results reported here were obtained by academicians in China, first published as PhD or Master theses, or various local research papers. The publication of this monograph in the Springer series `History of Mechanism and Machine Science' makes the interesting topic of design and manufacturing of mechanical watches and clocks easier accessible to the western research community." (Franz Selig, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1262, 2013)

You may also be interested in...

Thermodynamics for Dummies
Added to basket
Fluid Mechanics
Added to basket
Schaum's Outline of Strength of Materials
Added to basket
Thermodynamics DeMYSTiFied
Added to basket
Mechanics of Materials for Dummies
Added to basket
Computational Hydraulics
Added to basket
Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Added to basket
The Oxford Solid State Basics
Added to basket
Engineering Materials 1
Added to basket
Model Aircraft Aerodynamics
Added to basket
A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering
Added to basket
Reinforced Concrete Design
Added to basket


Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.