Sundials their theory and construction

Sunset times at various latitudes and seasons Table A. Their Theory and Construction By: Separate different tags with a comma.

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The Complete Book of Holograms: It contains a concise explanation of the differences between sun time and clock time, and how to compensate for that difference. Corangamite Regional Library Corporation Library.

Waugh, professor and administrator at the University of Connecticut for 40 years, and an expert on the subject of sundials and their curious history, presents, on the one hand, a rigorous appraisal of the science of sundials, including mathematical treatment and an explanation of the pertinent astronomical background; on the other hand, he presents simple and non-technical treatments such that several of the dials can be built by children!

Their Theory and Construction by Albert Waugh.

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Data for laying out dials in a unit square Table A. Jan fheir, Jeremy rated it liked it Shelves: Donna rated it it was amazing Feb 22, Brisbane City Council Library Service. This single location in Tasmania: Most books on the subject are either rare out-of-print works published centuries ago and available only in highly specialized collections, or highly skndials treatises whose information is hidden behind frightening arrays of involved formulas.

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Sundials: Their Theory and Construction

State Library of Queensland. Then you have probably been frustrated as you searched vainly for help. Directions are given for designing dials for any part of the country, or any place in the world.

Hour angles for hotizontal and vertical direct south dials Table A. Return to Book Page. I originally picked it up because I thought it would be fun to make a sundial for my garden.

Conversion of the arc to time Table A. Declinations of the sun Table A. There are also sections sundoals dial furniture, mottoes, the actual layout out of a dial, the equation of time, finding time in other cities, how to find the meridian, how to find time by moonlight -- even how to estimate time from the length of one's own shadow!

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All the common types of dials are covered, but the reader can also learn about analemmatic dials, polar dials, equatorial dials, portable dials, memorial dials, armillary spheres, reflected ceiling dials, cross dials, and old-fashioned noon marks. Their Theory and Construction 3. The author has designed many dials, and his text is filled with helpful hints based on his own personal experience. Department for Energy and Mining SA.

A nice book, which does in fact provide detailed instructions on building several types of sundials. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Feb 02, Katy rated it liked it. Have you every wanted to build a sundial or to understand how one works?

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