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Model Design for Water Wheel Control System of Heumgyeonggaknu
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 Title & Authors
Model Design for Water Wheel Control System of Heumgyeonggaknu
Kim, Sang Hyuk; Ham, Seon Young; Lee, Yong Sam;
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 Abstract
Heumgyeonggaknu (欽敬閣漏) is powered by a water-hammering-type water wheel. The technique that maintains the constant speed of the water wheel is assumed to be the one used in the Cheonhyeong (天衡) apparatus in Shui Yun Yi Xiang Tai (水運儀象臺) made by the Northern Song (北宋) dynasty in the 11th century. We investigated the history of the development and characteristics of the Cheonhyeong apparatus, and we analyzed ways to transmit the power of Heumgyeonggaknu. In addition, we carried out a conceptual design to systematically examine the power control system. Based on the conceptual design, we built a model for a water wheel control system that could be used in experiments by drawing a 3D model and a basic design.
 Keywords
Heumgyeonggaknu;Cheonhyeong (oriental escapement);water wheel;water-hammering type;
 Language
English
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