Pendulumclockfordummies<br />Ivo Six<br />3IO<br />Constructieleer<br />Docent: RinoVersluys<br />400 daysclock<br />
History<br />Inventor: Christiaan Huygens<br />Year: 1656<br />Nationality: Dutch (Netherlands)<br />Error a day: 15 min ↔...
Parts<br />Escapement<br />Mainspring<br />Gear train<br />Pointers<br />Pendulum<br />
Pendulum<br />Diameter = important  time  Bold<br />Wire = Springsteel  nodeformation<br />no loss of energy<br />Sphe...
Escapement<br />Gear = Copper<br /><ul><li>Low corrosion & easy to produce</li></ul>Axis = Steel<br /> Cheep<br />
Gear train<br />Smallgear to big gear = Slower<br />Plainbearing low speed, nomaintenance<br />60 min  number of returns...
Mainspring<br />Force high<br /> Speed up <br />400 days = 9600 hours = 5,7 turns<br />
PAL system<br />Wind up tool<br />
Pointers<br />Minuteaxis 1 tour  Houraxis 1/12 tour<br />Plastic axis (hour) & metal axis (minute)<br /> Low friction<br />
Inventions<br />
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  1. 1. Pendulumclockfordummies<br />Ivo Six<br />3IO<br />Constructieleer<br />Docent: RinoVersluys<br />400 daysclock<br />
  2. 2. History<br />Inventor: Christiaan Huygens<br />Year: 1656<br />Nationality: Dutch (Netherlands)<br />Error a day: 15 min ↔ 15 sec<br />
  3. 3. Parts<br />Escapement<br />Mainspring<br />Gear train<br />Pointers<br />Pendulum<br />
  4. 4. Pendulum<br />Diameter = important  time  Bold<br />Wire = Springsteel  nodeformation<br />no loss of energy<br />Spheres = Steel<br />Rest = Copper<br />
  5. 5. Escapement<br />Gear = Copper<br /><ul><li>Low corrosion & easy to produce</li></ul>Axis = Steel<br /> Cheep<br />
  6. 6. Gear train<br />Smallgear to big gear = Slower<br />Plainbearing low speed, nomaintenance<br />60 min  number of returns = 240 <br />Minuteaxis<br />
  7. 7. Mainspring<br />Force high<br /> Speed up <br />400 days = 9600 hours = 5,7 turns<br />
  8. 8. PAL system<br />Wind up tool<br />
  9. 9. Pointers<br />Minuteaxis 1 tour  Houraxis 1/12 tour<br />Plastic axis (hour) & metal axis (minute)<br /> Low friction<br />
  10. 10. Inventions<br />

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