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Clocks

A collection of whimsical timepieces

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involute clock rotated
involute clock rotated
The involute clock is easier to read if rotated, so now the "hands" point the right way!

Tags: clock, involute

Nicomedes Conchoid Clock
Nicomedes Conchoid Clock
This device is illustrated in Eustocius Commentaries on Archimedes (well.. not the clock part of it, I admit.)

Tags: clock, conchoid, nicomedes

Cycloid Clock
Cycloid Clock
Can you tell the time from this clock?

Tags: clock, cycloid

Reflection Clock
Reflection Clock
Press the Reflect button to reflect the triangle in the minute hand. Press again to reflect the result in the second hand. Can you describe the motion of the second reflected image?

Tags: Clock, transformation, reflection, composition

reflected clocks
reflected clocks
A reflection for Hogmanay- a look at time forwards, backwards and upside down.

Tags: clock, reflection, transformation

Crazy Clock
Crazy Clock
I remember seeing a 4 bar linkage clock on the wall of a mechanical engineering professor. Here is my take on that.  (Green points can be dragged)

Tags: 4-bar-linkage


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