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Heavenly Mathematics: Cultural Astronomy METHODS OF TELLING TIME
 

Summary: GEK 1506
Heavenly Mathematics: Cultural Astronomy
Group 32
METHODS OF TELLING TIME
CHAI QIAN HAO (U047268R)
HENRY CHIA SHAO SIAN (U058564H)
TAN CHEE YEE (U056748U)
WONG SHI LEI (U031075U)
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CONTENT PAGE
CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION.................................................................................... 3
Common Definition of the Hour..................................................................................... 3
Common definitions of Time.......................................................................................... 4
CHAPTER 2: BRIEF HISTORY OF TIMEKEEPING ............................................... 5
Egypt............................................................................................................................... 5
-Sundial....................................................................................................................... 5
-Merkhet...................................................................................................................... 5
-Water Clock............................................................................................................... 6
Greece and Roman.......................................................................................................... 6
-Sundial....................................................................................................................... 6

  

Source: Aslaksen, Helmer - Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore

 

Collections: Mathematics