Sundials: Their Theory and Construction
by Albert E. Waugh
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Have you ever wanted to build or understand how a sundial works? All common types of dials are covered, but the reader can also learn about polar dials, equatorial dials, memorial dials, and many more. Directions are given for designing dials for any part of the country. The author has designed many dials, his text is filled with hints based on his experience. Soft bound, 230 pages, 106 illustrations.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • Chapter 1 Historical Sketch
  • Chapter 2 Kinds of Time
  • Chapter 3 The Noon Mark
  • Chapter 4 The Equatorial Sundial
  • Chapter 5 The Horizontal Sundial
  • Chapter 6 Vertical Direct South Dials
  • Chapter 7 The Vertical Direct North Dial
  • Chapter 8 Vertical Direct East and West Dials
  • Chapter 9 The Polar Dial
  • Chapter 10 Vertical Declining Dials
  • Chapter 11 Direct Reclining or Inclining Dials
  • Chapter 12 Dials Which Both Decline and Recline
  • Chapter 13 The Analemmatic Dial
  • Chapter 14 Reflected Ceiling Dials
  • Chapter 15 Dial Furniture
  • Chapter 16 Portable Dials
  • Chapter 17 The Armillary Sphere
  • Chapter 18 Memorial Dials
  • Chapter 19 Practical Hints on Dialling
  • Appendix
  • Bibliography
  • Index


ISBN: 0-486-22947-5
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