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[[Image:GT.01.jpg|frameless|200px]]  Tech Tower, inspiration for the clock case
#REDIRECT [[The Georgia Tech clock project]]
 
[[Image:GT.02.jpg|frameless|200px]]  Jim and Larry at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England in October 2006
 
[[Image:GT.03.png|frameless|200px]]  Early 2D work on the regulator gear train (click on image to enlarge view)
 
[[Image:GT.04.png|frameless|200px]]  Front view of the early regulator gear train and frame development
 
[[Image:GT.05.png|frameless|200px]]  Early side view of the regulator gear train and frame
 
[[Image:GT.06.png|frameless|200px]]  Early isometric view of the regulator gear train and frame
 
[[Image:GT.07.png|frameless|200px]]  Early isometric view of the regulator gear train with front frame pieces removed
 
[[Image:GT.08.png|frameless|200px]]  The GT seal, planned to be used on the clock dial (face)
 
[[Image:GT.09.png|frameless|200px]]  Escape wheel laser cut profile (approx. 6" diameter)
 
[[Image:GT.10.png|frameless|200px]]  72 tooth 10 DP gear laser cut profile (7.2" pitch diameter)
 
[[Image:GT.11.png|frameless|200px]]  "Rambling Wreck" chime timing chart
 
1st Qtr = "I'm a rambling wreck"
 
2nd Qtr = "I'm a rambling wreck from Ga. Tech"
 
3rd Qtr = "I'm a rambling wreck from Ga. Tech and a hell of an engineer"
 
4th Qtr = "Rambling, gambling hell of an engineer" GONG, GONG, GONG, ...
 
[[Image:GT.12.png|frameless|200px]]  An initial gear train layout (milled gears)
 
[[Image:GT.13.jpg|frameless|200px]]  Prototype milled gears and escape wheel (for high-end clock)
 
[[Image:GT.14.jpg|frameless|200px]]  Laser cut acrylic gear (low-end development work)
 
[[Image:GT.15.jpg|frameless|200px]] Early gear mesh prototype (masking tape holds frame together)

Latest revision as of 12:39, 22 August 2014