The development of complex mechanical clocks and the escapement
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Dugan, D. (2004). The development of complex mechanical clocks and the escapement [Video file]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/664
The need for some device to break continuous movement into discrete parts; the invention and nature of the escapement. The role of the Benedictines and particularly Richard of Wallingford and others is explained by Simon Schaffer in St. Alban’s Abbey against a reconstructed early clock.
industrial revolution, mechanics
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