The Motion of a Change Ringing Bell

It is often quite difficult for a learner to imagine what is happening to the bell in the belfry as they handle the rope in the ringing room. The graphic to the left demonstrates the position of the bell during one cycle of motion ( A Whole Pull ) starting from rest at handstroke, through the backstroke and standing again at handstroke.

Click anywhere on the image to advance through the 18 frames.

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