Revolving Bell Engine

Title

Revolving Bell Engine

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Description

This was a popular piece of demonstration apparatus, in which the operation of the motor is signaled by a ringing of the bell. The instrument is an inverted revolving electromagnet, with a gearing system added to strike the bell every hundred revolutions. The gearing also acted to keep down the rotation speed of the engine.

Source

Property of the W&L Physics & Engineering Department

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Citation

“Revolving Bell Engine,” Digital Exhibits at Washington and Lee University Library, accessed September 24, 2017, http://omeka.wlu.edu/items/show/191.