[time-nuts] Quartz assisted pendulum clock.
jayh6 at verizon.net
Fri Jan 6 06:24:20 EST 2006
You are correct, but if callibration weights were added above or below
the CG, they would have an effect.
[different subject] I cannot confirm that IBM story, however remember
that IBM was making master/slave clocks for decades before they got in
the computer business. Perhaps that is where this story (or legend)
Chuck Harris wrote:
>A pendulum swings at the same rate, regardless of its weight. The controlling
>feature is the length of the pendulum.
>A balance wheel, is a different beast, because the weight of the wheel is
>balanced against the tension of the spring.
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