The Marine Chronometer [Audiobook] download free by Rupert T. Gould

The Marine Chronometer Audiobook download free by Rupert T. Gould
  • Listen audiobook: The Marine Chronometer
  • Author: Rupert T. Gould
  • Release date: 2013/10/10
  • Publisher: ACC ART BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9781851493654
  • Rating: 8.78 of 10
  • Votes: 889
  • Review by: Garrett Stovall
  • Review rating: 9.4 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/25
  • Duration: 6H13M29S in 256 kbps (99.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-18
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, MPEG4, FLAC, WMA, MPEG-4 SLS, WAV (compression ZIP, RAR, TZ, TAR.BZ2)
  • Total pages original book: 496
  • Includes a PDF summary of 46 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 35M15S (9.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: First published in 1923, this long-awaited edition of the definitive reference work on the marine chronometer contains additional photographs and many of Rupert Gould's later revisions and corrections. It deals comprehensively with the chronometers history and the earliest attempts to measure longitude while including exhaustive discussions and diagrams of the various mechanisms employed with details of their inventors. It is an extraordinary fact that the first machines capable of accurately determining a ship's longitude, a measurement the great Sir Isaac Newton considered to be a mechanical impossibility, were invented and built by an obscure Yorkshire carpenter named John Harrison (1693 1776). Amazingly, the latter was entirely self-educated and had never served a days apprenticeship to any clockmaker. The Marine Chronometer relates the remarkable story of John Harrison's marine timekeepers which eventually won him a ,000 reward offered by the British Government for any method of determin
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Antique Clocks, Watches, Musical Boxes & Automata, Ships & Shipping, History Of Engineering & Technology, Marine Engineering, Antiques & Collectables: Scientific & Musical Instruments
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 99.95 USD
  • Dimensions: 208x266x44mm
  • Weight: 2,206g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Woodbridge, United Kingdom

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