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A medieval clock made out of simple materials. (English)
Eur. J. Phys. 29, No. 4, 799-814 (2008).
Summary: A cheap replica of the verge-and-foliot clock has been built from simple materials. It is a didactic tool of great power for physics teaching at every stage of schooling, in particular at university level. An account is given of its construction and its working principles, together with motivated examples of a few activities.
Classification: M50 M55
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